PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings Training Camp – Day 7

The following photo gallery comes courtesy of David Sheehan, who’s work is often featured here on MayorsManor. He’s been a visible presence at TSC throughout Kings training camp and you can view more of his work here.
In this set, captured on Wednesday, you’ll see images of Andy Andreoff, Dan Carcillo, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze [...]

Kings camp 2013, Day 1 – Anze Kopitar quotes

Raw quotes from Anze Kopitar following the morning session on Thursday, Day 1 of Kings training camp…
How was it out there today?
“It was good, it was good to be back.  It was definitely different from last year.  During the Summer you know you have a goal, you have time, dates, that you have to be [...]

Kings players have parting thoughts for Jonathan Bernier

You’d be hard pressed to find a negative article on new Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier. He was a consummate professional during his time as a member of the Kings organization.
So it’s no surprise that as today wore on and the news of his departure from LA began to spread, several of his now-former teammates [...]

Lombardi weighs in on the Kopitar mystery, plus overall health of team

Yesterday we posted comments from Kings forward Anze Kopitar after specifically asking if he was injured during the team’s playoff run this year (Why not start the end-of-season conference call off with a bang, right?).
Basically, the Slovenian center confirmed our earlier reports that he wasn’t injured. So, what exactly was going on that saw his [...]

Kopitar – no significant injury during the playoffs, no surgery coming

When your cap hit is more than a million dollars above every other forward on the team, high expectations come with the territory. So when Anze Kopitar scored just 10 goals during the regular season and had only two more through 17 post-season contests, it wasn’t surprising that questions were popping up all around him. In [...]

Sutter’s full comments from WCF Game 4 morning skate

Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
Q. The other day you ruled out Richards fairly early in the day. Can you give any kind of update?
“He didn’t skate today, so he won’t play tonight.”
Q. How was [...]

WCF Game 4 morning skate: Williams on lines, injuries and playoffs

Comments from Kings forward Justin Williams following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
On Duncan Keith’s suspension:
“They did what they do, we do what we do. It is what it is. He’s out a game, he’s a big part of their team. So be it.”
On if the Kings need [...]

WCF Game 4 morning skate: Stoll on line changes, Keith’s suspension

Comments from Kings center Jarret Stoll following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
On playing on the top line with Williams and Brown:
“I don’t know what you’d consider ‘top lines’ or what. But, whoever you’re playing with, try to be good, create chances, try to be a plus player. [...]

Game 3 morning skate – Anze Kopitar comments

Anze Kopitar comments from LA Kings morning skate in advance of Game 3…
On if he thinks the Kings will pull off a win tonight:
“Yeah, for sure. It’s one at a time. We’ve done it before and we have to do it again.”
On the biggest concern for tonight:
“We’re not looking for concerns or anything. It’s a [...]

Monday’s Kings quotes transcribed – no videos here, just lots of words

For those who can’t watch videos at work or just prefer to read, here you go – Kings coach Darryl Sutter, captain Dustin Brown, center Colin Fraser and right wing Justin Williams all had stuff to say on Monday afternoon at the team’s training facility…
Q. On the Kings being down 0-2 in the series.
WILLIAMS: We’ve been [...]