Thursday practice – Matt Greene video interview

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More on the history of Matt Greene

Building on the story from the other day, here’s more on Matt Greene’s nickname (along with a ton of one-liners)…

Trivia note – Who’s the co-host in the green shirt? That’s Brett Hextall, son of Kings VP/GM Ron Hextall.
If you missed the original article, see the link below. You won’t want to miss Drew Doughty and [...]

Wednesday conference call – full Drew Doughty quotes

Although the Kings players were given a much deserved day off today, three guys were made available for a media conference call. We’ve already posted full comments from Dustin Penner and Mike Richards. Now, here’s what Drew Doughty had to share…
On how he is feeling today:
“Yeah, it’s huge to get this couple days here in [...]

Game 7 morning skate – comments from the Kings locker room

Following the Kings morning skate at Staples Center today, here’s what several players had to say in advance of Game 7 vs. the San Jose Sharks…
Matt Greene

Justin Williams

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Shedding some light on Matt Greene’s little known nickname

Defenseman Matt Greene is many things.
On the ice he’s a warrior. In the Kings’ locker room he’s a leader. Away from the rink he can be a bit sarcastic.
He can also be witty, funny…and even boring, by his own admission.
And he’s a bit secretive too.
We’ve had hundreds of conversations with him over the last few years, both [...]

For once, Drew Doughty’s teammates come to his rescue

Earlier this week, Sharks forward Logan Couture took some good-natured shots at his friend Drew Doughty.
It wasn’t that surprising either, considering he’s often the butt of jokes by roommate Trevor Lewis, former defensive partner Willie Mitchell and several other teammates. And, Couture was referencing Doughty’s supposed love of the Toronto Blue Jays – something we tested [...]

Matt Greene, same as he ever was

Australian rock band AC/DC taught us all, it’s a long way to the top – especially if you wanna rock n roll.
For Kings defenseman Matt Greene, that’s all he’s wanted to so since late January. Like the story of Willie Mitchell missing the season with a knee injury, everybody reading this knows Greene injured his [...]

What’s waiting for the Kings in San Jose?

Even though the home team has won all five game playoff games between the Kings and Sharks and LA hasn’t won a game in San Jose since the 2011 playoffs, it hasn’t dampened the mood of coach Darryl Sutter or his players.
In an article posted yesterday, Sutter said things like – “We played well enough [...]

Saturday practice notes – probable lines for Game 6

Live from TSC, here’s how coach Darryl Sutter has put things together – and will probably keep them for tomorrow’s Game 6 in San Jose…
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Kyle Clifford – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dustin Penner – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dwight King – Trevor Lewis – Dustin Brown
Brad Richardson – Colin Fraser – Tyler Toffoli (and Jordan [...]

Post-Game 5 – Matt Greene on how he felt in his second game back

Comments from Kings defenseman Matt Greene following LA’s 3-0 win over the visiting San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night…
On the Kings approach to playing on the road for Game 6:
“Just got to get a win. I look forward to it, you know, play our game, which we did a little better job [...]