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.  […]

Bissonnette’s views on Kyle Clifford aren’t so nasty anymore

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One of the beautiful things about two teams playing in the same division is the history that organically develops over time. While the final scores from dozens of games help build the rivalry, it’s usually specific moments and incidents that have a greater influence on shaping the ongoing story between said teams.
Like most things with history though, people’s perspective of those […]

Word Association: Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings

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As noted recently, we’ve tried to mix up the use of our popular Word Association feature, alternating between having LA players talk about the opposition and occasionally going over to the visiting locker room to get their perspective on the Kings.
Following the Coyotes morning skate at Staples Center we connected with two guys at opposite […]

Kyle Clifford thinks Kings channeled their inner New England Patriots

Kyle Clifford helped lead the way for the Kings on Saturday night, scoring two goals – his first multi-goal game in the NHL. He also showed a lot of moxie by taking on the much bigger Douglas Murray in the game’s only fight (video above). After LA polished off the Sharks 5-2, here’s what Clifford had […]