Comments from Sutter after Kings land in Chicago

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Upon landing in Chicago on Tuesday, Kings coach Darryl Sutter shared the following thoughts…
Q. How does it feel being up 3-1 going into tomorrow’s game.
SUTTER: Well, we know it’s a tough building to come into. We can take that experience away from it. I believe they were 7-0 in the playoffs coming into this series.  [...]

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 [...]

Post-Game 3: Hawks coach Q talks loss to the Kings

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Comments from Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville after his team’s 4-3 loss to the host LA Kings in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final…
Q. I think you out-shot something like 18 to 7 in the third period. Was it alarming the sense of urgency wasn’t there for you?
QUENNEVILLE: No. I think very comparable getting [...]

Friday: Quotes from Kings coach Darryl Sutter

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Two days removed from winning 6-2 in Chicago to tie the series at 1-1, Kings coach Darryl Sutter spoke to the media back in Los Angeles..
Q. Darryl, Dean is a finalist for GM of the year. Aside from hiring you, what are the really smart things he’s done?
COACH SUTTER: I think his plan when he [...]

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 [...]

Coach Speak: Sutter and Quenneville Game 2 morning skate quotes

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Following Game 2 morning skates by their respective clubs, coaches Darryl Sutter of the Kings and Joel Quenneville of the Blackhawks shared the following thoughts…
Q. What kind of influence do you think Mike Richards has on your young guys?
SUTTER: Well, he’s a winner. Pretty much done it his whole life, first and foremost. He’s a [...]

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. [...]

Coach Speak: Sutter and Quenneville offer Monday thoughts

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Following the Kings and Blackhawks taking morning skate on Monday, both coach Darryl Sutter and Joel Quenneville shared thoughts with the media on Chicago’s 1-0 lead in the series, plus a myriad of other topics…
Q. News out of Montréal is that Price is out for that series. How fine a line is that from both [...]

Game 6: Kings locker room quotes after 2-1 win over Ducks

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Comments from the Kings locker room following LA’s 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Wednesday night…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the first goals:

“I think the second goal is more important, not the first. If you look at the past two games, that’s what did it, it wasn’t the first one [...]