By The Numbers: Kings and Ducks Through 2 Games

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In advance of Game 3 between the Kings and Ducks tonight in Los Angeles, let’s take a look at how the numbers stack up through the opening two games in their second round match-up…
Kings vs Ducks stats:
Player       Goals     Assists   Points
Gaborik       3              1               4
Kopitar        0             4               4
Martinez     2              0               2
King             1              0               1
Richards     0              1               1
Doughty      0              1               1
Brown         0              1               1
Toffoli         0              1               1
Pearson      0              1               1
Williams     0              1               1
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Doughty on Kings fans, Selanne, Richards and Game 1 OT

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Our laps around the Kings locker room following their 3-2 overtime win in Anaheim continue. We’ve already heard from Marian Gaborik, Matt Greene, Alec Martinez, Jonathan Quick, Darryl Sutter and others. Now let’s check in with defenseman Drew Doughty and see what he thinks…
Doughty on Kings fans saying “Drew” whenever he had the puck:
“I’m pretty […]

Game 3 Fallout: Mike Richards – ‘Don’t worry about what’s ahead of you’

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While being down 0-2 in their first round series with San Jose wasn’t the end of the word – despite being outscored by a wide margin – coach Darryl Sutter’s team desperately needed a win in Game 3 if they wanted to have a realistic chance of coming back to beat the Sharks. Trailing by […]

LA Kings 2014 prospect rankings – the top three

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This final article in our Mid-Season Prospect Rankings series is going up a little later than first expected. We could blame the outdoor game in LA, the Olympic break, the trade deadline, or a myriad of other events as the prime culprits for its tardiness. Honestly, would you even care? Probably not. All you really […]

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, […]

Rangers locker room quotes in LA – including Richards, Callahan, Vigneault

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Post game quotes from the Rangers locker room after 3-1 win in Los Angeles on Monday night…
Coach Alain Vigneault on NY’s style of play:
“I really liked the way we responded after they scored, we came right back at them and we kept pushing the pace. Obviously, we got a little bit lucky on the third […]

Word Association and Kings v Rangers preview with Brad Richards

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With the Rangers practicing at Toyota Sports Center in advance of their game vs the Kings on Monday night, we had a chance to catch up with forward Brad Richards. Here’s what he had to say…
– On how playing in Los Angeles at the Staples Center compares with playing in the famed Madison Square Garden: […]

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

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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

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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 […]