Post-Game 5: Dustin Brown on effort and Matt Greene’s play

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Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following LA’s 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night…
On if the Kings played with the effort they wanted:
“Definitely a step in the right direction.The’res still room to improve as a group, as a team. But that was a solid effort. But it’s about [...]

Logan Couture calls out Drew Doughty

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Longtime friends, Drew Doughty and Logan Couture have tried to put their relationship on the back-burner ever since it was known the Sharks and Kings would meet in the second round.  Obviously, this isn’t the first time they’ve faced each other on the ice, let alone in the playoffs.  However, the pressure on both is ramped [...]

Trevor Lewis on missing Stoll, playing with Brown tonight

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Following the Kings’ 45-minute morning skate at Staples Center in advance of tonight’s Game 5 vs. the visiting San Jose Sharks, here’s what forward Trevor Lewis had to share…
On the line changes coach Sutter is making to start Game 5:
“I assume we need to get a little more offense going. Sometimes you need a little [...]

Trevor Lewis – ‘It sucks to be in the penalty box’

Trevor Lewis post-game comments…
On if he was pushed: “I didn’t think it was a penalty. I don’t know.   It is what it is.  Can’t change it now. We need to focus on the next game.”
On the penalty kill in OT: ‘The guys did a good job. It was an unfortunate bounce. Just need to focus [...]

Post-Game 2: Trevor Lewis – ‘I almost passed out in the celebration’

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Following the Kings’ come-from-behind win over the visiting San Jose Sharks in Game 2, here’s what Trevor Lewis had to share…
- On being able to step back and consider the moment based on how this game ended:
“I just think our power play was big tonight and special teams we need. Special teams you need in [...]

Post-Game 2: Comments from Kings rookie Tyler Toffoli

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Following the Kings’ come-from-behind win over the visiting San Jose Sharks in Game 2, here’s what rookie Tyler Toffoli had to share…
- On setting up Trevor Lewis for the game-winning goal:
“It was huge, I just want to continue, working hard, getting pucks to the net and creating chances. We got a good bounce there and [...]

Game 2 morning skate: Lewis – ‘Richie’s kind of a prick to play against’

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On being comfortable with Brad Richardson stepping in:
“Yeah, played with Richie a lot so I kind of know how he is.  Gonna miss Stolly out there, but Richie’s kind of a prick to play against.  Great on the forecheck, has a lot of speed, and makes plays.  So we just gotta stick to what we were [...]

Another LA Kings player joins twitter

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If you’re not on twitter, really, what are you waiting for?
It’s the quickest way to get all the news from around the NHL, including 140-character comments from several players.
Specific to the Kings, there are already a fair amount of players on twitter, with each bringing their own personality and style.
For example, there’s Dustin Penner. Already [...]

Drew Doughty – morning skate Game 3

Following the Kings’ Game 3 morning skate, here’s what Drew Doughty shared with MayorsManor…
On the most important thing he did yesterday to prepare for tonight:
“Had a good meal.  Me and Lewy decided to cook last night.  So for the most part just kind of relaxing.   Watching some other hockey games, and just making sure that [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio: Kings-Blues GM2 preview with Helene Elliott

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We’ve already been joined by a slew of guests this week - including Jim Fox, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period and Jonathan Davis of Fox Sports West - but we still have more for you!
Today we’re checking in with Helene Elliott of the LA Times.  She joins us from St. Louis and will share all the skinny from today’s morning skates, for [...]