What will Sutter say? Coach returns to LA with plenty on his mind

Sutter practice

Following the Kings first practice back in Los Angeles since returning from their five-game road trip, here’s what LA coach Darryl Sutter had to say…
– On the just completed road trip: “Well obviously we weren’t really good in Anaheim. Played well in Columbus, deserved to win. Nashville we couldn’t generate anything against them because they’re [...]

What Will Sutter Say? Quotes from Kings practice – Feb 1, 2013

It’s our new feature – What Will Sutter Say?
Here we’ll bring you all the post-game or post-practice knowledge Kings’ coach Darryl Sutter passes along.
Today, he talked about Dustin Penner, shot blocking, the Anaheim Ducks and more. Check it out…
– On if Penner will return to the line-up tomorrow in Anaheim: “Yup, he’s ready to go…I [...]

Darryl Sutter looking for his players to ‘bring it or watch’

We’ve heard it non-stop since the NHL lockout ended, every match-up in the 48-game abbreviated schedule was going to have extra significance. And with the Kings losing their first game to Chicago, the search is on for answers and solutions prior to tomorrow night in Colorado.
One thing that was painfully obvious vs the Blackhawks was the [...]

On what should be opening night, Drew Doughty says he’s bored

If you weren’t bummed out by the NHL lockout just yet, things probably hit home today. Fans in Philadelphia, Colorado, Montreal and Calgary should be filling their local arenas tonight for the start of the 2012-13 NHL season. Yet as everybody knows, that isn’t happening.
Sadly, the Kings won’t be raising their Stanley Cup banner tomorrow [...]

VIDEO: Doughty, Brown, Richards post-practice in Vancouver

Los Angeles Kings video

Here are some interviews conducted after the Kings optional pracitce today in Vancouver…
Drew Doughty:

Dustin Brown:

Mike Richards:

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10 Tidbits from LA Kings morning skate – no Carter yet

The Kings had an earlier than usual skate this morning, due to tonight’s game vs. the Blackhawks being at 5pm local time. Of course, the big topics around the locker room continues to be Jeff Carter and the upcoming trade deadline. Here’s 10 tidbits that we picked up…
– Willie Mitchell on why he signed in [...]

Will the real Darryl Sutter please stand up?

…or is that what just happened?
When the LA Kings were first rumored to be interested in hiring Darryl Sutter as the coach to replace Terry Murray, many scoffed at the idea. He was labeled a yeller, bombastic, hard-nosed, fiery, volatile, abrasive and several other less than flattering adjectives.
Then, at the team’s press conference to [...]

LA Kings coach Sutter opens up on his plans for Bernier

Bernier at practice (photo: David Sheehan)

Goalie Jonathan Bernier has started just eight of the Kings’ 48 games last year. However, it’s not his 3-4-1 record that is holding him back from getting more playing time – it’s starter Jonathan Quick, who is posting such incredible numbers that he’s starting to generate discussions about being a [...]

Kings coach Darryl Sutter wants to know ‘What is history?’

LA Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t the only one with a lot to say prior to the Kings leaving for Calgary today. Coach Darryl Sutter shared thoughts on Anze Kopitar‘s health, the instigator rule, his return to Calgary, the Kings schedule and much more.
For you soundbite readers, here’s a taste of the three-word Sutterisms – [...]

Richards – plenty to say about NHL rules, Morrow, Kopitar

After the game last night, Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t happy with the instigator penalty he was assigned in his fight with Stars’ captain Brenden Morrow.
Prior to the Kings boarding a plane for Calgary, he had a chance to speak about the entire incident at the Kings training facility in El Segundo…
On the overall situation [...]