MEDIA DAY: Comments from Dean Lombardi and Darryl Sutter

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and Head Coach Darryl Sutter…
Q. Coach, you and your club have gone through so much this postseason, what are some of the things that you are most proud of as to the way your [...]

MEDIA DAY: Comments from Rangers coach and GM

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from New York Rangers General Manager Glen Sather and Head Coach Alain Vigneault…
Q. Alain, do you think your time in Vancouver helps you in terms of familiarity with this team?
VIGNEAULT: Well, it’s definitely a team that I know real [...]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio with Stanley Cup preview

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Enjoy the free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio in Edmonton with former NHL player Jason Strudwick – they discussed the Kings defeating the Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final, looked ahead to the Stanley Cup Final vs. the Rangers, plus talked about Drew Doughty, Alex Martinez, Slava Voynov, Anze Kopitar, Darryl [...]

Sutter after Kings win Game 7 in Chicago

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Trailing three times and needing overtime to get the win was all just part of the process for the LA Kings. Following their overtime win in Game 7 of the Western Conference Final vs. the Chicago Blackhawks, here is what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
Q. What do you remember about the games with the [...]

Game 7 post-game – coach Q on loss to Kings

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Comments from Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville after Chicago’s Game 7 loss to the LA Kings…
Q. All the leads you had throughout this game, was it what they were doing, what you weren’t doing?
QUENNEVILLE: No, they made plays. They scored two quick goals on us. Getting that third one certainly put us in a good spot. [...]

Sunday with Sutter – pregame quotes

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Sunday morning, in advance of Game 7 vs. the host Chicago Blackhawks, Kings coach Darryl Sutter shared the following…
Q. Is part of bouncing back and being resilient the ability to put the soft ones or the bad ones behind you and keep going?
SUTTER: Just looking at last game for the most part. We bounced back [...]

Sunday: Coach Q morning skate quotes

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Comments from Blachkawks coach Joel Quenneville in advance of Game 7 vs. the Kings…
Q. Heading into Game 5, Brandon Saad said, We need to relax. Are you kind of sensing that same vibe, that confidence, that optimism?
QUENNEVILLE: We want the same approach. I thought Game 5 we came into the game knowing we had a [...]

Blackhawks coach Q on pressure of Game 7 vs LA

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Saturday afternoon quotes from Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville…
Q. On pressure.
QUENNEVILLE: I don’t look at it as pressure. I think it’s been fun. We’ve been in a real interesting situation the last two games. As series progress, and as in-series progress as well, the games get tougher and faster and more important.  I thought as the [...]

Sutter lands in Chicago and says…

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Comments from Kings coach Darry Sutter upon landing in Chicago on Saturday afternoon…
Q. There’s an old adage in sports that good defense usually beats good offense. Why has that not been the case in this series?
SUTTER: I think there’s more goals in this series than normally expected. Hasn’t been a whole lot of power plays. [...]

Coach Speak: Sutter and Quenneville on Chicago’s Game 5 win

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Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter and Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville following Chicago’s double-overtime win in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final…
Q. It was like an eight-minute stretch in the first overtime between whistles. From the bench, what was that sensation like?
SUTTER: Trying to get your changes in, trying to get your shifts in. [...]