LA Kings 2014-15 Preseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

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With the Manchester Monarchs season schedule about to get underway tomorrow, now is a great time to continue our bi-annual look at the Kings top prospects. Last week, we rolled out detailed write-ups on the seven prospects sitting just outside the Top 10 – Patrik Bartosak, J.F. Berube, Nick Ebert, Kevin Gravel, Zac Leslie, Roland [...]

The Vets: Willie Mitchell and Robyn Regehr at SCF Media Day

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings defensemen Willie Mitchell and Robyn Regehr…

Let’s be honest though, if we’re talking about Mitchell and a Stanley Cup related interview, nothing beats this.
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Kopitar, Williams and Mitchell pumped for Game 7

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Comments from LA Kings players Anze Kopitar, Willie Mitchell, and Justin Williams upon landing in Chicago on Saturday afternoon…
Q. (No microphone.)
WILLIAMS: Yes. And I’ll take it. If we have to play 28 games this year to win, that’s what we have to do. We’re using all our lifelines so far. We plan on getting the [...]

Friday: Kings quotes – Brown, Mitchell, Martinez, Stoll

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On Friday afternoon, Kings players Dustin Brown, Willie Mitchell, Alec Martinez, and Jarret Stoll sat dowm and shared the following after practice at the team’s training facility in El Esgundo…
Q. (On Anze Kopitar.)
BROWN: I said this about Kopy the other day, he’s a hockey player. He does all the right things at the right time. [...]

Willie Mitchell talks about rejoining Kings line-up for WCF

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Ending much speculation regarding his availability, Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell finally made his return to the line-up for Game 1 vs. the Blackhawks. In the 3-1 loss to Chicago, he had 16:49 of ice time (15:11 of that coming at even strength), was a plus-1, recorded two hits and one blocked shot.
Afterward, he shared the [...]

Game 1: Kings and Sharks talk 6-3 San Jose win

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Over the last few years the Kings have played more playoff games than any other NHL team. However, all of that experience didn’t help them in the opening 20 minutes of Game 1 on Thursday night. Even though several players had acknowledged the need to whether the storm early, in a building known for being [...]

Willie Mitchell opens up about the Kings’ recent struggles

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Willie Mitchell shared the following after the Kings morning skate in advance of tonight’s game vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
On what’s tougher..having to be paired again with Doughty or facing the Blackhawks tonight?
“(laughs) not trying to downplay Chicago or Drew, but both are extremely difficult. All kidding aside as it relates to Drew, I try [...]

Willie Mitchell on Doughty sweating and having familiy at practice

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Comments from Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell following the team’s practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On Doughty’s statement that he was ‘sweating like a pig’ out there:
“Well, he’s out of shape.” [Laughter]
On the ice being softer:
“I thought the ice skated well…it’s on a stage. It’s not right down on the field. It’s actually built on [...]

Willie Mitchell heard a rumor about Kings goalie Martin Jones

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Willie Mitchell shared some post-game thoughts with MayorsManor following the Kings 3-2 win in Anaheim on Tuesday night…
Overall thoughts on the game and it coming in the second of a back-to-back set:
“I think we deserved it. I think we played the game we wanted to. It was a game we wanted, for the obvious reasons, [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – Kings at Sharks preview

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Time to talk some LA Kings and San Jose Sharks hockey. Once again, I joined Sportsnet 960 to share some news and opinions on tonight’s battle for first place in the Pacific Division. Among the topics we hit on were – Darryl Sutter, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Slava Voynov, Willie Mitchell, Jonathan Quick, [...]