Comments from Kings’ locker room after optional practice on Wednesday

Following the Kings optional practice earlier today, here’s what some of the players and coach Darryl Sutter had to say…
Jake Muzzin:

Robyn Regehr

Trevor Lewis

Dustin Penner

Coach Darryl Sutter

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Dean Lombardi on Brown suspension and playoff outlook

On Wednesday afternoon the NHL suspended Kings captain Dustin Brown for two games, as a result of a hit on Jason Pominville of the Minnesota Wild. Earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi was on Sportsnet Radio (Fan 590) in Toronto and offered thoughts about the ruling, as well as provided an early outlook heading into next [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Nick Deslauriers

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What will Sutter say? Pre-game comments, Kings at Ducks

It doesn’t happen often, but it happened today.  The Kings took morning skate at the Honda Center in Anaheim.  Rather than bus down prior to the game, the team arrived yesterday following their win at home over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.  Although all players were at the arena today, only about half of them took to the ice.  Guys [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Jim Fox – White House trip review

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Sometimes in life there are trade offs – or opportunity costs, if you will.
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Drew Doughty talks Jake Muzzin and Rob Scuderi

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How do you shake off a loss? Kings players share their tips

The Kings certainly haven’t become very accustomed to losing of late, especially at home. However, Thursday night brought a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the Dallas Stars.
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Fill In The Blank: Feedback from back-to-back wins by Kings

It’s time for more input from the readers.
For the first time since December 2008, the Kings played back-to-back home games on Monday and Tuesday.
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Word Association: Kings players on a six-pack of Blues

We turned Dustin Penner and Drew Doughty loose again yesterday, capturing some thoughts about the Nashville Predators. Now, as part of our coverage in advance of tonight’s game, they’re back - along with Jim Fox and Jake Muzzin – to play some Word Association using the names of six St. Louis Blues players.
As usual, this was all done one-on-one, so [...]