Game 7: Doughty and Sutter talk Kings taking out the Sharks

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Post-game comments from the Kings locker room after eliminating the Sharks from the playoffs via a 5-1 victory in San Jose…
Doughty on not having a long break between series:

“When you’re waiting for games to be played and you’re sitting at home, waiting for the next series to start, it gets kind of boring. You just [...]

Game 7: Sharks talk about being eliminated by the Kings

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Post-game comments from the Sharks locker room after being eliminated from the playoffs via a 5-1 victory by the Kings in San Jose…
Head Coach Todd McLellan on Sharks problems:
“When I look at it, I think they fixed their problems, we didn’t. Our problems got progressively worse as we went along. We were awful off [...]

Darryl Sutter is in prime shape for Game 7

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Game 6: Quotes from Kings locker room – including Sutter and Kopitar

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Post-game quotes following the Kings 4-1 win in Game 6 vs. San Jose…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the game:
“I think the momentum started during the penalty kill in the second period. It was the strong part of the game…it was a big swing in the game.”
Sutter on the series:
“I think we were able to [...]

Game 6: Kings Dustin Brown continues to believe

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Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown after LA’s 4-1 win in Game 6…
On what it has meant to the team to comeback:
“We were in a hole. Inside this room, it’s our belief system in ourselves and in each other, more importantly. Being down 3-0  is definitely not where we wanted to be, but I don’t think [...]

Dan Boyle on loss of Vlasic, Stalock in goal and playing at Staples

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Morning skate quotes from Dan Boyle in advance of the Sharks Game 6 vs. the Kings in Los Angeles…
Based on after game 5 there is a sense in this room about playing game 6, just so the team can move on?
“We would have loved to have played last night if we could have. We are [...]

Justin Williams on the possibility of no tomorrow

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Comments from Kings forward Justin Williams in advance of Game 6 vs. the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center…
Fair to say that the game plan stays the same for tonight as it was for games 4 and 5?
“Same approach every game when your facing winning or going home. It’s the best you got every [...]

Game 6 Morning Skate: Darryl Sutter quotes

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On the forecheck in Game 5:
“We talked about trying to stop their forecehck. I’m sure that’s what they talked about it also. Both teams do that really well. It basically becomes a zone time thing.”
On the Kings avoiding the Sharks forecheck by getting out of their own zone quickly in Game 5:
“I think that’s not [...]

Game 6 Morning Stake: Dustin Brown on chit chat, Kopitar and confidence

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Quick comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following morning skate in advance of Game 6 vs. the Sharks at Staples Center…
On the play where he set up Kopitar in Game 5:
“I bobbled the puck a bit. By the time I corralled it, and had my head up, there wasn’t really much to shoot at. Just [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio live from The Cage with Drew Remenda

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Guest Drew Remenda of the San Jose Sharks joined us for the April 26, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio, live from the Shark Tank – or Shark Cage, as Darryl Sutter calls it – following Game 5 between the Kings and Sharks. Our primary topic of discussion was the Los [...]