Kings players talk wearing Dodgers jerseys in warm-ups

Dodgers jersey Kings
Prior to Thursday night’s game with the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, the Kings wore special-edition Dodgers hockey jerseys during warm-ups. It was sure to boil the blood a bit of Blue Jays super-fan Drew Doughty.

Here’s what a few of the Kings’ players told MayorsManor about the experience…

– Kyle Clifford: “I love the Dodgers. It felt good to support them because they’re big supporters of us.”

– Clifford on teammates chirping Doughty about the jersey: “A little bit here and there. Penner’s usually pretty clever, and Greener…(Doughty) wanted to get a Jays jersey out there, but I don’t think that’s going to happen.”

– Colin Fraser: “I’m a fan of baseball itself. The Blue Jays are my go-to team. They’re Canada’s team, most people in Canada love the Blue Jays. But, I play for the Kings and I too like the Dodgers because I’m a fan of the sport.”

– Fraser on who was chirping Doughty the most: “Greener, he’s the biggest Dodger fan in here. He’s a Dodger season ticket holder.”

– Matt Greene on his chirps to Doughty about the jersey: “No. I left him alone on that one…I was worried about myself, and if I could stand up or not.”

– Greene on wearing a Dodgers jersey for the second time (see the related article linked below): “I might be an answer to a trivia question. The only LA athlete to be a professional in both sports.”

– Fraser on Greene not owning up to the chirping: “That’s Greener. He lays out in the weeds, but he gives it to everybody.”

Coach Darryl Sutter said it was “awesome seeing all the jerseys in the room before the game” and mentiond that he took a few photos for his son Chris – who is a big Dodgers fan, but wasn’t at the arena last night like he normally is.

Still no word on what Doughty thought of the experience. He was ‘unavailable’ after the game. Most likely ducking some tough questions from MayorsManor.

RELATED CONTENT: Interviews and videos of Kings with Stanley Cup at Dodger Stadium

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Recent Articles

FAN VOTE: Quarter Final Matchups Set in Reverse Retro Cup

With all votes now tabulated, the top 16 jerseys have been determined — as selected by MayorsManor readers — and seeded for our Reverse Retro Cup playoff bracket.
If you’re late to the party, here’s a quick recap: Shortly after the NHL launched their new Reverse Retro collection, we asked for hockey fans across […]

This Date in LA Kings History: November 23

On November 23, 1977, the @LAKings set a team record for fastest four goals when Syl Apps, Hartland Monahan, Pete Stemkowski, and Ernie Hicke all scored within 2:21 in the first period against Chicago. The #LAKings defeated the Blackhawks 8-3 at The Forum.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/ZhEDYV2rjV
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) November 23, 2020

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward […]

LA Kings Weekly Prospect Tracker, Week Ending November 22, 2020

The season has started feeling a bit more normal as additional players have been lacing up their skates and playing in meaningful games. Many have even begun producing points. Take a look…
EUROPE
Lias Andersson: Forward, HV71, SEL (1st round pick in 2017)
Regular season: 2 goals, 4 assists, minus-2, 4 PIM in 9 games played
LA’s most recent […]

Major News Items

Anatomy of a Draft Pick – How the Kings Decided on Byfield

It seems that nearly every year there is a debate among two players either at or near the top of the NHL Draft board. This year was no exception, with Quinton Byfield vs. Tim Stuetzle being a common theme among … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.

Comments

  1. nosoupforyou says

    he was probably unavailable after the cheap shot from Dubinsky…