Kings-Ducks Primers: Comments from Brown, Doughty, Kopitar

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Following the Kings practice at their training facility in El Segundo on Friday morning, several players spoke about what to expect in their Round 2 match-up with the Anaheim Ducks. Below are comments from captain Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin, and coach Darryl Sutter. Among the various topics discussed are travel advantages, [...]

Game 6: Quotes from Kings locker room – including Sutter and Kopitar

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Post-game quotes following the Kings 4-1 win in Game 6 vs. San Jose…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the game:
“I think the momentum started during the penalty kill in the second period. It was the strong part of the game…it was a big swing in the game.”
Sutter on the series:
“I think we were able to [...]

Game 6 Morning Stake: Dustin Brown on chit chat, Kopitar and confidence

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Quick comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following morning skate in advance of Game 6 vs. the Sharks at Staples Center…
On the play where he set up Kopitar in Game 5:
“I bobbled the puck a bit. By the time I corralled it, and had my head up, there wasn’t really much to shoot at. Just [...]

Game 5: Doughty and Kopitar ready for more work ahead

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More post-game quotes from the Kings locker room following their 3-0 win in Game 5…
Drew Doughty on if win makes series less daunting:

“Not at all. If anything it feels more daunting. We came this far to get two and now we need to get two more. We take it one at a time and that [...]

Post game: Kopitar wants more from the Kings

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Comments from Kings center Anze Kopitar following the Sharks OT victory in Game 3 on Tuesday night…
On tonight’s game:
“We had some chances, but it wasn’t enough. We’re going to have to come back in a couple of days and throw everything at them. Our backs are against the wall. It’s really coming out and giving [...]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2014 NHL Awards Nominees

Last year, through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards. Following the end of the lockout shortened season, I posted my selections, as submitted, with brief comments. The article was well received, so I thought I’d offer my thoughts [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Fox and Stephens

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Guests Jim Fox and Eric Stephens joined us for the April 12, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the Kings, Ducks, the end of the NHL regular season, and a look ahead to the playoffs.
One quick programming note, if you’ve missed any of our recent episodes, click HERE [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings, Sharks, Muzzin, Martinez, Dowd

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On this week’s edition of Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio with Boomer Gordon we looked ahead to the likely playoff match-up between the Kings and Sharks. Plus we talked about the play of Jake Muzzin, Alec Martinez emerging from the dog house, Anze Kopitar getting Selke Trophy consideration, the addition of Marian Gaborik, Jonathan Quick, [...]

Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar talk Kings win in DC

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Post-game quotes from Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar following the Kings shootout win over the Capitals in Washington on Tuesday night…
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Coach Darryl Sutter’s comments can be found at the link below.
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Anze Kopitar talks Marian Gaborik after 2-1 Kings win

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Thursday night’s Kings v Caps match-up certainly had moments of excitement on the ice, with LA coming out on top 2-1 in a shootout – off the stick of their newest forward, Marian Gaborik. Back in the locker room, the fireworks continued with Dustin Brown and Dustin Penner sharing a few memorable quotes with MayorsManor. [...]