Dwight King and a Roberto Luongo look-a-like contest

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One of the reasons we’re so fond of our Word Association segment is that it can be akin to sifting for gold. Amid the typical media questions – that some players find ridiculously boring – the format can suddenly produce a hidden treasure. And that’s what happened as we gathered comments to use in our [...]

Kings players talk hatred for and rivalry with the Canucks

As we’ve written about many times over the last few years, most of the Kings players don’t like those Canucks very much. But, on a scale of 1-to-10, would they put their disdain at a 10, like Drew Doughty does?
“Yeah they could be up there for sure,” said Colin Fraser. “For one, they have a lot [...]

Kings players on which Canucks defenseman comes to mind

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Last hour we posted some Word Association with seven members of the LA Kings, where they took on four big names from the Vancouver Canucks.  As always, there were some very interesting answers.
Now, let’s go in a slightly different direction.
We threw a twist into things and asked “When you hear ‘Vancouver defenseman,’ which player comes [...]

Word Association: Kings players take on the hated Canucks

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Drew Doughty was the first Kings player to openly talk about his hatred of the Canucks a few years ago.  Since then, several others have gone on the record with their disdain for the gang from Vancouver.  However, the other thing most commonly noted is that they’re a good team, usually followed by comments about [...]

What will Sutter say? Talking Martinez, goalies and fuel on Friday

It’s time for another round of the always awesome, sometimes confusing and rarely disappointing – What will Sutter say? Today’s edition of quotes came following the Kings practice at TSC. Well, quite a bit after because the coach wanted to shower before meeting with the media – as the team was preparing to head off to [...]

Fill in The Blank: Game 5 – Kings v Canucks

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We’re going to test out a new feature here on MayorsManor and see where it goes.  It’s actually something we used occasionally on twitter last season and it’s received some decent response.
In a nutshell, following a Kings game – win or lose – we’ll post a nearly complete sentence and ask fans to finish it [...]

Quotes from Canucks locker room after losing to Kings in shootout

At Staples Center Monday night, the Canucks led the Kings for nearly all of regulation. However, LA bested Vancouver in most statistical categories - including shots on goal (LA 28, VAN 23), hits (35 to 23), faceoffs (52% to 48%)…and goals, 3-2.
After the game, here’s what they were saying in the Vancouver locker room:
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- On the [...]

Notes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser – LA def Vancouver

Buckle up – here come the quotes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser following the Kings 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night…
- On finishing strong: “When you’re resilient you’re going to win games like that.”
- On the line juggling he did throughout the game: “Was trying to pull some different energy and get different [...]

Quick post-game on Burrows’ spin-o-rama, Luongo’s eyes

More post-game quotes following the Kings 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Goaltender Jonathan Quick, who made 21 saves in the game and stopped all three players in the shootout, had this to say…
- On the overall game:  “We won and I think we deserved it too. I thought the majority of the game we spent it in [...]

Kopitar post-game on Canucks – ‘They don’t like us, we don’t like them’

More post-game quotes following the Kings 3-2 shooutout win over the Vancouver Canucks. Here’s what Anze Kopitar had to say…
- On his failed attempt in the shootout: “I don’t know what I was thinking today you know. I just tried to beat him really on my backhand; just like Jeff (Carter) did on the other side. [...]