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 [...]

Post-Game 2: Coach Q – ‘We played perfect for 38 minutes’

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Here’s what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville had to say following Game 2 on Wednesday night vs. the Kings…
Q. As far as this one, was there a time where you guys just kind of started hitting the brakes or was it something that L.A. was doing?
QUENNEVILLE: I really liked how we played for 38 minutes. We [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings-Hawks Game 2 Preview

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Enjoy the free replay of today’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio with Boomer Gordon – where they previewed Game 2 of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and the Blackhawks, plus talked about Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Toews, Tyler Toffoli, Teemu Selanne, Ryan Getzlaf, Willie Mitchell, Marian Gaborik, coach Darryl Sutter and [...]

Darryl Sutter comments from Tuesday’s Kings practice in Chicago

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Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s practice in Chicago on Tuesday…
Q. You have been so stingy in giving up goals the last couple years. The Hawks have been able to get two or three a game. What allows them to do that?
SUTTER: I only look at it from a playoff standpoint. Chicago’s [...]

Tuesday Tidbits: Shaw’s girlfriend is upset, plus coach Q on goaltending

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Comments from the Chicago Blackhawks following their practice in Tuesday morning – including Andrew Shaw and coach Joel Quenneville…
Q. To be back out there with your teammates, how do you feel, how much are you ready to get back here?
SHAW: I feel great. It’s good to be back. It sucks being away from the guys. [...]

Saturday night – Sutter meets with the media in Chicago

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Comments from LA Kings coach Darryl Sutter upon arriving in Chicago Saturday night…
Q.  Are you worried at all about the turnaround after two seven-game series?
COACH SUTTER:  I don’t think ‘worried’ is the right word.  Obviously, there’s a little bit of concern how we’re going to respond.  We’re excited about coming here.  We talked about this [...]

For Colin Fraser, it’s all about the fight

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In addition to the ongoing battle at Kings training camp for roster spots on the blueline, there’s still some unfinished business among the third and fourth lines, as well. Outside of Jarret Stoll being cemented in as one of the pivots, multiple cases can be made for various players to occupy the other five positions.
For center [...]