Kopitar on Sutter – ‘My old man is pretty close to Darryl’

Post-game quotes from Anze Kopitar…
On the Kings improvement throughout the game:
“Yeah, I think in the second period we obviously picked it up. We got some pucks on the net. We couldn’t do that in the first period because we didn’t really have the puck. We started throwing it around and in the end we found [...]

Brown on his hit vs Blue Jackets, plus Sutter and the Olympics

Following the Kings’ final game before the Olympic break, a 2-1 overtime win, captain Dustin Brown had the following to share…
On his hit against Ryan Murray and how the penalty was called:
“I think ultimately they’re going to go the way of the IIHF, where if it looks bad, its a penalty. Whether it’s a good [...]

Kings coach Sutter talks final practice, division and playoffs

On the up tempo morning skate:

“First time we’ve had two days between games for quite a while and I just wanted to make sure the guys were sharp.”
On how closely he’s paid attention to the standings heading into the break:

“We’d like to be in a playoff spot at the break.”
On if he’s sat down and crunched [...]

Instant Quotes from Kings and Blackhawks Locker Rooms

Instant Quotes from Kings and Blackhawks Locker Rooms…
Coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“I think that we have a couple of guys that are frustrated with their own games. I think we battled back against the Stanley Cup Champions after being down 2-0. I think the guys that are playing well are confident guys. I [...]

Doughty looking to put Kings on his back

Comments from the Kings morning skate in advance of their Monday night game against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
Drew Doughty on having Willie Mitchell as a defensive partner:
“I haven’t had a chance to play with him for the last few years. He was out all of last year. A couple years ago I was with Scuds. [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio with Boomer

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Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk trade rumors (who might be coming to LA and why certain deals don’t work), Kings scoring woes, Darryl Sutter, Jake Muzzin, Dustin Brown, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Cammalleri, Matt Moulson, Ducks troubles at home, Canucks, Wild, Stars, Flyers, [...]

Instant Locker Room Quotes: Flyers shutout the Kings in LA

Instant quotes from the Kings and Flyers locker rooms following Philadelphia’s 2-0 win in LA on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center:
Coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“You have to score to win, you can’t win with nothing. You can’t get frustrated; you can’t allow guys who are playing well to get frustrated, you have to [...]

Sutter, Greene, Quick try to explain Kings loss to Penguins

Despite the laughs that former teammates Jarret Stoll and Rob Scuderi shared pre-game (photo courtesy of NHLPA), it’s likely one of them wasn’t very happy later in the evening. After being downed by the Penguins 4-1 on Thursday night, the Kings have now scored only three goals total over their last five games. All have [...]

Kings and Coyotes talk LA being shutout 3-0 in Phx

After the Coyotes shutout the Kings 3-0 in Phoenix on Tuesday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Dustin Brown, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and both coaches…
Head Coach Dave Tippett
On his capitalizing on their advantages: “We played the right way that we had to tonight, we got a big advantage [...]

Kings and Sharks talk LA’s 1-0 win in San Jose

Following the Kings 1-0 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in bother locker rooms…
Kings coach Darryl Sutter:
“We don’t score many goals, so you have to make big saves and you have to bare down on your opportunities at the end of the night. Our game doesn’t change.”
Matt Greene:
“It’s tough to [...]