AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Coyotes at Kings

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As part of tonight’s coverage of the Kings-Coyotes game in Phoenix, I once again joined Matthew Ross and the guys on TSN radio in Montreal for some Western Conference hockey discussion. During the guest spot we discussed a laundry list of topics, including – Darryl Sutter, Jonathan Quick vs Ben Scrivens vs Jonathan Bernier, line [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, roster moves

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Prior to tonight’s Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings game, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to preview the Pacific Division match-up and break down several key issues.   We talked about Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Clifford, Matt Frattin, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and [...]

Kings locker room quotes after def Ottawa 4-3 in OT

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-Darryl Sutter on playing 5-on-5 and not getting a lot of scoring chances:
“We drew penalties that allowed us to score goals 5-on-5, so you know I’m not too caught up in that. We scored enough goals to win every game.”
-Sutter on Dustin Brown’s physicality:
“The first goal he scored, isn’t that being physical? He comes out [...]

Jeff Carter instant quotes after Kings 4-3 OT win

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On the first period:
“We got our power play rolling pretty good in the first there. A couple quick ones to give us a little bit of cushion. I think we maybe sat back a little bit in the back end a little bit. You’re not always going to be pretty. We stuck with it, and [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: Rangers v Kings – Frozen Fury 2013

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Opening night of Frozen Fury 2013 featured a dominant performance by Darryl Sutter’s Kings over the visiting New York Rangers. With their 4-1 victory on Friday, LA now holds a 3-0 lifetime record vs. the blueshirts in Las Vegas.
MayorsManor photographer Chasen Ikiri was on hand to snap up all the action – including images of [...]

Jeff Carter talks outdoor game at Dodger Stadium

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While the comedic relief for the day came courtesy of Dustin Penner and Drew Doughty – see here for their quotes – it was Kings forward Jeff Carter who was quick to remind everybody that there will actually be a real, regular season game played at Dodger Stadium come January 2014.
Following the main portion of [...]

Matt Frattin out for game vs Avs, but fitting in nicely with Kings

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Who might be the luckiest guy in Kings training camp this year? None other than Matt Frattin.
He’s gone from being in and out of the line-up the past two seasons in Toronto to being handed the left wing spot on a line with Mike Richards and Jeff Carter.
Not too shabby, eh?
Unlike some other players who [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings Training Camp – Day 7

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The following photo gallery comes courtesy of David Sheehan, who’s work is often featured here on MayorsManor. He’s been a visible presence at TSC throughout Kings training camp and you can view more of his work here.
In this set, captured on Wednesday, you’ll see images of Andy Andreoff, Dan Carcillo, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze [...]

Matt Frattin quotes after game in Anaheim

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Raw quotes from Kings forward Matt Frattin following Tuesday’s pre-season game in Anaheim…
On how much he has practiced special teams:
“Not that much. A little bit on the morning skates before games. Just breakouts and end zone a little bit. It’s five on zero, so it’s nothing with pressure. In games, we’re moving the puck really [...]

Tidbits from Carcillo, Carter and Greene at Dodger game

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Over the past few years, the Kings and Dodgers have formed quite a partnership, with each team hosting the other for at least one game per season. For the longest time, the home team was actually undefeated when their cross-town neighbors were in the house. And although that streak came to an end last year, [...]