Pre-Game 5: Blackhawks Bickell and Seabrook ready for Kings

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As they prepare for Game 5 of the Western Conference Final vs. the LA Kings, Chicago Blackhawks players Brent Seabrook and Brian Bickell shared the following thoughts…
Q. What is the feeling around the team and does is being down 3-1 a new experience for this team
SEABROOK: I think, like you said, it’s a new experience, a […]

Gaborik confident, but cautious as Kings head to Chicago for Game 5

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With his goal in Monday night’s 5-2 Kings win, Marian Gaborik became only the third player in L.A. history to score 10 or more goals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wayne Gretzky holds the franchise lead with 15, accomplished in 1993, and Luc Robitaille potted 12 in 1991. With the team now holding a 3-1 […]

Blackhawks searching for answers after dropping Game 4

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Following their 5-2 loss in Game 4, giving the Kings a commanding 3-1 series lead, the Blackhawks players and coach Joel Quenneville continue to search for answers…
Q. What should the team do to create more chances on the power play?

JONATHAN TOEWS: We got some shots and some chances. It’s going to go in eventually so […]

Kings coach Sutter talks LA’s 3-1 series lead

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Following the Kings 5-2 win in Game 4, giving them a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Blackhawks, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
Q. Kings came out and scored three goals in the first period. What was your message to the team before the game?

SUTTER: We wanted to have a good start, just […]

Anze Kopitar on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews

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Comments from Kings center Anze Kopitar after Monday’s morning skate, specifically talking about Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews…
On if he came into the series with a renewed commitment – or plan on how – to shutdown Toews:
“Yeah, I had a pretty good idea that we were going to play against each other a lot and we […]

Quick hits from the Blackhawks after Game 3 loss in LA

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A few quick comments from the Chicago Blackhawks following their 4-3 loss to the Kings in Game 3 on Saturday night…
Jonathan Toews on tonight’s game:
“We played well but we didn’t get the result we wanted tonight. We’ll keep improving and move on to the next one. There is no time for getting discouraged and frustrated. […]

VIDEO: Slash performs National Anthem for Game 3

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No Pia Toscano? No problem.
Legendary guitarist Slash – of Guns N Roses, Velvet Revolver, and Slash’s Snakepit – performed the National Anthem at Staples Center prior to Game 3 of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and Blackhawks.
Including his previous performance (Opening Night, 2010), the Kings are now 2-0 when he does the […]

Post-Game 3: Doughty and Carter talk Kings 4-3 win over Hawks

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Comments from Kings center Jeff Carter and defenseman Drew Doughty following the team’s 4-3 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night…
Q. How much fun has it been playing with those guys?
CARTER: It’s been great. Obviously they have a lot of chemistry from playing together in Manchester. They’re working and they’re having fun. They use […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven and Davis break down Kings-Hawks Game 2 on NHL Radio

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// Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven and Jonathan Davis, co-hosts of West Coast Bias, as they join the gang from Ice Cap on NHL Network Radio to break down Game 2 of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and Blackhawks. Give it a listen using the player below…

WCF Post-Game 2: Quotes from Carter, Kopitar, Pearson and Quick

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Post-game quotes from the Kings players following their 6-2 over the Blackhawks in Chicago on Wednesday night…
Q. Jeff, the goal you got late in the second period, from a psychological standpoint, how important is that?
CARTER: It was a huge goal for us. To be honest with you, I thought we were a little flat heading […]