Monday 5/20 Practice Report – Clifford and Fraser video interviews

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Kyle Clifford

Is Kyle Clifford coming back soon? Is there an app for that?

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Following the Kings’ practice at the their training facility earlier today, MayorsManor spent a few minutes with Kyle Clifford.  However, before we started talking hockey, the 22-year old forward took a keen interest in my cell phone – which prompted a brief tech-discussion…
“You should get the Blackberry Q10,” he began, upon noticing that I wasn’t [...]

Soundbites with Sutter – Friday practice in LA

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While most of the Kings were on the ice for an optional practice on Friday, coach Darryl Sutter met with the media and shared the following thoughts…
- On what the Kings still need to improve on:
“Individual things. When you break things down you’re always trying to improve. Putting different guys in the line-up, guys have [...]

Comments from Carter and Clifford prior to leaving for St. Louis

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Prior to flying to St. Louis today a few LA Kings shared some thoughts…
Jeff Carter on how Game 4 differed from the first three games:
“I think we’ve been getting better every game, and I think it again shows last night.  We were skating better and getting on pucks.  You know, using our forecheck to our advantage, [...]

Kings players select high and low points of 2013 regular season

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Over the last few days we spent time collecting thoughts from a handful of LA Kings players, asking them to look back on the 48 games played in 99 days – a whirlwind of a schedule to say the least. What were the high points, what were the low points? Here’s what they had to [...]

What’s left to accomplish? Sutter and the Kings players weigh in

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There’s only one game remaining in the regular season and many different things could still be left to accomplish for the Kings. Is it important to secure home-ice for the first round of the playoffs? Does Anze Kopitar need a goal? Do they want to work on the power play? Penalty Kill? Do a few [...]

Kings players talk wearing Dodgers jerseys in warm-ups

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Prior to Thursday night’s game with the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, the Kings wore special-edition Dodgers hockey jerseys during warm-ups. It was sure to boil the blood a bit of Blue Jays super-fan Drew Doughty.
Here’s what a few of the Kings’ players told MayorsManor about the experience…
- Kyle Clifford: “I love the Dodgers. It felt [...]

Flash quotes from Kings’ locker room after 2-1 win over CBJ

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Following the Kings 2-1 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, here’s what was being said in the LA locker room…
- Darryl Sutter on the game recap: “We played desperate against a desperate hockey club. There was lot’s going on out there, typical Columbus and LA game right? Heavy lifting.”
- Sutter on Matt Greene: “I [...]

What will Sutter say? Comments after 3-0 win over Wild

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Paced by two goals from Justin Williams – giving him markers in five straight games – and another tally from Jeff Carter, the Kings picked up a small piece of redemption when shuting out the visiting Minnesota Wild.  Following the action on the ice, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
- On Robyn Regehr’s contribution tonight: ”He’s a [...]

Penner and Fraser still willing to give Clifford a fighting chance

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Coyotes’ tough guy Paul Bissonnette was recently on MayorsManor talking about the evolution of Kyle Clifford.   And the young Kings’ forward has certainly had an interesting three years in the NHL.
Originally drafted in the second round – a slot not usually reserved for taking ‘just a fighter’ – Clifford was coming off point-per-game season in the OHL.  [...]