The Coaches: Ducks’ Bruce Boudreau vs Flames’ Bob Hartley

Coming off a season that couldn’t have looked much different for two teams playing in the same league, early indicators are things could be different for the Ducks and Flames this time around. A year ago, Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim club claimed the Pacific Division title and re-signed their captain to an eight-year contract. Meanwhile in [...]

Kings v Rangers preview with NY coach Alain Vigneault

Raw comments from New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault, in advance of Monday’s game vs. the LA Kings…
On sending JT Miller down after he’d played so well in the pre-season:
“In talking with both Glen [Sather, President and General Manager] and Jeff [Gorton, Assistant General Manager] about our numbers situation, we felt…[he’s] such a young player [...]

VIDEO: Press Conference of the Year – Flyers hire new coach

Little words are needed here, just sit back and watch the video. While it’s never easy to talk about a guy losing his job, that’s not really what’s highlighted in the clip. Instead, watch the Philly media attack Flyers management and owner Ed Snider. You’ll quickly understand why both sides have the reputations they do…

Perhaps [...]

Ducks coach not high on Penner at the moment

Raw quotes from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau following Monday’s on-ice action at training camp in Anaheim…
On if any concerns he had a few weeks ago have been alleviated now that camp is winding down:
“The biggest concern is that I’d like to see us all play together before the season starts. The great thing for me about having [...]

Line combos and expectations for Saturday’s Kings v Ducks Rookie Game

No rest for the wicked. Rookie Camp opened on Wednesday with the dreaded Wingate test, then a few dozen Kings prospects hit the ice for two-a-day practices on Thursday and Friday…and now it’s game time!
Tonight in Anaheim, the Kings will face off with the Ducks in Game 1 of a series that will also involve a re-match Monday [...]

Two weeks to go, time to start talking hockey again

In just two short weeks the Kings’ top prospects will be back on the ice for Rookie Camp, kicking off the 2013-14 NHL season. While most of the players attending will eventually end up in the AHL (Manchester), ECHL (Ontario) or their respective junior clubs, there are at least a few guys expected to fight [...]

Mark Hardy links Doughty and a Kings prospect, plus talks future plans

Monday afternoon at Moorpark Country Club, about an hour northwest of Staples Center, former Kings Jim Fox and Dave Taylor held their 25th annual charity golf tournament. Even though the two public faces of the event have long since been retired, both are still as popular as ever judging by the excited group of fans [...]

Post-Game 5 – Darryl Sutter comments

After a loss in double-OT, the Kings have been eliminated from the 2013 playoffs. Here’s what Darryl Sutter had to share…

Additional notes and quotes from the 2013 Western Conference Final can be found at the links below.
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Game 5 morning skate – comments from Darryl Sutter

Morning comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter…

Additional notes and quotes from the 2013 Western Conference Final can be found at the links below. We’ll also have morning comments from the LA Kings up in the next hour.
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Pre-Game 5 – Blackhawks coach treating tonight like a Game 7

Back home in Chicago, here’s what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville had to say following the team’s morning skate in advance of tonight’s Game 5 vs. the LA Kings…
Q. Patrick Kane said you’re treating it as a Game 7.
“I think it’s an important game for us. I think we want to make sure we establish a [...]