One-on-One with Matt Greene before Game 4

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Comments from our chat with Matt Greene after the Kings morning skate in advance of Game 4…
On keeping composure and not getting ahead of themselves as in 2012:
“I think it’s once they focus and approach it as a game and that’s it—that’s when we have success. So don’t think about too much else.”
On his own [...]

MEDIA DAY: Quotes from Matt Greene and Alec Martinez

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings defensemen Matt Greene and Alec Martinez…

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Thursday: Matt Greene pumps Jake Muzzin’s tires

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With the Kings and Blackhawks tied 1-1 in the Western Conference Final, LA players Matt Greene and Tanner Pearson shared the following thoughts at the team’s practice facility on Thursday afternoon…

Videos courtesy of KingsVision
Analysis of Game 2 from John Hoven and Jonathan Davis on NHL Radio can be heard here.

Greene and Martinez cautious as Kings take early series lead

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Kings defensemen Matt Greene and Alec Martinez shared the following thoughts after Los Angeles picked up a 3-2 overtime win in Game 1 of their second round series vs. the Anaheim Ducks…
Matt Greene on the first period:
“We wanted to get our game going. I don’t think we were as sharp as we could have been [...]

Dustin Brown laughs off Bruce Boudreau’s gamesmanship

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Following the Ducks morning skate at the Honda Center today coach Bruce Boudreau continued his ploy from the past few days, where he refused to name tonight’s starting goaltender. “You’ll have to wait and find out,” he said when asked. “I don’t know why it’s such a big deal. We’ll have six guys on the [...]

Dean Lombardi on trading Fasching, new Greene contract

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Some quick comments from L.A. Kings GM when I asked about how tough it was for him to include Hudson Fasching in the Brayden McNabb trade with Buffalo…
“Real tough,” he began. Then, Lombardi went on quite a riff…
“It’s probably safe to say for the past two, two and a half years, it’s part of building [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – top defensemen

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If you’ve landed on this article without reading the two previous entires in the series, you’re sort of joining the movie mid-way though. So, you may want to go back and catch up.
Twice a year we publish the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings. Our multi-part look at the team’s top young talent has become [...]

Matt Greene on wine and the Olympic break

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Comments from Matt Greene following Kings practice at Thursday…
JD:  Any reason you won’t be watching the Men’s game between Canada and the US on Friday?
MG:  Silly question.
JD:  You’re not watching the women’s gold medal game between Canada and the US…
MG:  Practicing, working, somebody’s got to earn a living around here.
JD:  Did you wake up early to watch any [...]

Sutter, Greene, Quick try to explain Kings loss to Penguins

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Despite the laughs that former teammates Jarret Stoll and Rob Scuderi shared pre-game (photo courtesy of NHLPA), it’s likely one of them wasn’t very happy later in the evening. After being downed by the Penguins 4-1 on Thursday night, the Kings have now scored only three goals total over their last five games. All have [...]

Kings and Sharks talk LA’s 1-0 win in San Jose

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Following the Kings 1-0 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in bother locker rooms…
Kings coach Darryl Sutter:
“We don’t score many goals, so you have to make big saves and you have to bare down on your opportunities at the end of the night. Our game doesn’t change.”
Matt Greene:
“It’s tough to [...]