Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Brown, Kopitar, Sharks and Ducks

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On this week’s edition of Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio with Boomer Gordon we spent the majority of our time talking about the LA Kings – including what’s up with Dustin Brown lately, Anze Kopitar trophy consideration, how Marian Gaborik fits into the big picture and more. Plus, we hit on the Anaheim Ducks, the [...]

Gasper Kopitar drawing rave reviews with ECHL’s Ontario Reign

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While Team Slovenia and older brother Anze continue to gather big headlines over at the Sochi Olympics, Gasper Kopitar is grinding his way through the ECHL. Once thought to be a likely member of the squad his native country would send to Russia, the younger Kopitar took a few months off earlier this year, preventing [...]

Kopitar on Sutter – ‘My old man is pretty close to Darryl’

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Post-game quotes from Anze Kopitar…
On the Kings improvement throughout the game:
“Yeah, I think in the second period we obviously picked it up. We got some pucks on the net. We couldn’t do that in the first period because we didn’t really have the puck. We started throwing it around and in the end we found [...]

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 [...]

Stadium Series: Kopitar and Brown talk Kings 3-0 loss to Ducks

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Kings forwards Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown had the following to share after dropping their Stadium Series game 3-0 to the ‘visiting’ Anaheim Ducks on Saturday…
Dustin Brown on the experience:
“Overall, the experience was good. Obviously the results are disappointing. To be apart of a game like this is always, I think, pretty cool for the [...]

Kopitar shares thoughts after Dodger Stadium practice

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Thoughts from Anze Kopitar after the Kings’ practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday evening…
On this game vs the other outdoor games this year:
“I don’t know if you can draw too much comparison between this game and the one on the East Coast. It’s just the one thing. They were stressing out. It’s just keep it [...]

Kopitar talks Jeff Carter, Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim Ducks

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Comments from LA Kings forward Anze Kopitar in advance of tonight’s game in Anaheim…
On playing with Jeff Carter:

“I’ve played on the line with him for quite a bit lately and he makes it look really easy. He’s definitely, I think, one of the top natural goal scorers in the league and that’s what he does.”
On [...]

Gasper and Anze still setting people straight on the Kopitar Bros

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It’s easy for some to watch the above video clip and begin wondering if there’s another Slovenian Sniper on his way up through the LA Kings system. However, nothing could be further from the truth.
First off, Gasper Kopitar is signed to an ECHL-only deal with the Ontario Reign, so he’s not even Kings property. [...]

Patrick Roy not really a fan of the shootout, LA def Avs 3-2

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Following the Kings 3-2 win over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
- Darryl Sutter on the Kings’ first period goal:
“The last two shifts of the first period were really good. They took an icing so we were able to get Kopi’s [Kopitar] [...]

Kings tie club points streak, talk 3-2 shootout loss to Sharks

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Although they lost 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night, the Kings have now recorded at least one point in 11 straight games, tying the club record. Jeff Carter, playing in just his second game since returning with a foot injury, scored only 18 seconds into the first period. However, it wasn’t enough, as Sharks captain [...]