Latest from camp – MM chats with Carcillo, Garon and Richards

Richards Mike 2013 playoffs

Here are some raw quotes from a myriad of players following the Kings practice on Thursday…
- Dan Carcillo on how he’s feeling as training camp winds to a close:
“Good. I feel like myself again in the last year (?). Getting over the hump. So it’s encouraging, and just getting into game shape- this back to [...]

Matt Frattin out for game vs Avs, but fitting in nicely with Kings

Frattin Matt Kings camp

Who might be the luckiest guy in Kings training camp this year? None other than Matt Frattin.
He’s gone from being in and out of the line-up the past two seasons in Toronto to being handed the left wing spot on a line with Mike Richards and Jeff Carter.
Not too shabby, eh?
Unlike some other players who [...]

Matt Frattin quotes after game in Anaheim

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Raw quotes from Kings forward Matt Frattin following Tuesday’s pre-season game in Anaheim…
On how much he has practiced special teams:
“Not that much. A little bit on the morning skates before games. Just breakouts and end zone a little bit. It’s five on zero, so it’s nothing with pressure. In games, we’re moving the puck really [...]

Top 10 LA Kings prospects – 2013 pre-season rankings, numbers 1-5

Andreoff Kings Top Prospects 2013 MayorsManor

Now that you’ve had a chance to hopefully digest the first part of these rankings (posted here), where we looked at the lower half of the top 10, it’s time to get into the high rent district. This edition of our Kings pre-season prospect rankings features a new number one overall, another player who climbed six [...]

Mike Richards – was a believer, now just heartbroken

Richards Mike 2013 playoffs

Quotes from Mike Richards on Sunday’s end-of-season conference call…
On where this playoff run ranks in difficulty compared to previous runs:
“I’m not sure. It’s a tough question right now, haven’t had much time to look back on it. I know physically it’s been one of the most grueling, just with the first series how physical it [...]

CONFIRMED – Mike Richards in for Game 5, plus Kings’ probable line combos

Game 5 of the Western Conference Final is set to begin momentarily and it’s been confirmed, Mike Richards will play for the LA Kings tonight.
As such, here are the line combos coach Darryl Sutter is expected to use vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
FORWARDS
Dustin Brown – Jarret Stoll – Justin Williams
Dustin Penner – Jeff Carter – Tyler [...]

Jeff Carter on his mouth, payback and the play of several teammates

Carter after Keith hit MayorsManor Kings

Sometimes timing doesn’t work out the way you want it to. Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was scheduled for a 10:30am PST phone hearing today with the NHL to discuss possible supplementary discipline for his high stick on Jeff Carter in Game 3.  And with several LA Kings players and coach Darryl Sutter set to meet [...]

WCF Game 3 morning skate – comments from Jarret Stoll

Jarret Stoll’s comments from LA Kings morning skate, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Blackhawks…
On Game 3:
“There’s not much room for error anymore, got to find out way, play well. Home or away is not the issue here. The issue is playing the right way and not giving up too many quality scoring chances. [...]

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

NHL playoffs 2013

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 [...]

Monday June 3, 2013 – Colin Fraser on injuries and being down 0-2 to Hawks

LA Kings center Colin Fraser shared some thoughts earlier today on injuries and the Kings trailing the Blackhawks 0-2 in the Western Conference Final…

Coach Sutter also spoke earlier today. Click here to see his extended comments as the Kings prepare for Game 3, down 0-2 in the series.
Also, after yesterday’s Game 2 we posted a [...]