Kings forward Mike Richards spoke after the team’s practice on Sunday afternoon – among the many topics discussed was Ducks rookie goaltender Jonathan Gibson, what adjustments the Kings need to make, and being reunited with linemate Jeff Carter once again…
Post-game quotes from both locker rooms following the Ducks 2-0 win over the Kings in Game 4 on Saturday night…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on pulling Jonathan Quick:
“It wasn’t difficult, the thought process was that we had given up two goals. We should have done it sooner…they were scared to shoot.”
Sutter on John Gibson:
“We were [...]
After taking the first two games in Anaheim, the Kings returned home for Games 3 and 4 and now find themselves tied 2-2 in their second round match-up vs. the Ducks. Prior to Saturday night, Kings center Anze Kopitar had recorded at least one point in every playoff game this season and was looking to [...]
Quotes from the Kings locker room following their 3-2 loss the Ducks in Game 3 on Thursday night…
Jeff Carter on the overall game:
“We made some turnovers that cost us. We were pretty sloppy in the neutral zone and turned pucks over and getting rushes the other way, that’s something we didn’t do the first two [...]
For the first time in the series, the Ducks enjoyed a lead at intermission on Thursday night. Then, with an extra goal from Ben Lovejoy in the third period, they sealed the deal, and ultimately held on for a 3-2 win after a late goal by Kings center Mike Richards.
With the victory at Staples Center, [...]
The ageless wonder, Teemu Selanne, shared the following thoughts following the Ducks morning skate today, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Kings…
Is it fair to say that there is no downplaying the importance of this game?
“That’s how you want to look at it. It’s by far the biggest game of our season. [...]