January 2011 - Page 28 of 30 - LA Kings Insider
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Tonight’s game story (Jan. 3)

Here's my LAKings.com game story for tonight, with stats and video included. Thanks for reading... Kings lose to Blackhawks 4-3 For those who might have missed Terry Murray's postgame comments, the Kings will not practice tomorrow. They will return to the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo on ... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on Chicago's winning goal…) MURRAY: ``That’s bad luck. That comes off the boards or off the glass, almost went off Quick’s head, I think, when it came over the top of the crossbar. That’s bad luck, but I guess when you’re the Stanley Cup champion you probably g... Read More
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Richardson postgame quotes

Brad Richardson's postgame thoughts… (on the inconsistent play…) RICHARDSON: ``That’s been our problem the last four games. We play one or two periods very well, and we play one period not so great, and that’s where we lose the game.'' (on moving up to the first line late…) RICHARDSON: ``It ... Read More
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Stoll postgame quotes

Jarret Stoll's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) ``I think we started off all right. Through the first period, we were pretty solid in our game plan, getting pucks deep, getting on our D, getting chances and scoring opportunities. … In the second, they got their legs and started playing their gam... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes

Jonathan Quick's postage thoughts… (on the game-winning goal…) QUICK: ``It hit me in the shoulder. To be completely honest, I thought it might have been in off my shoulder, so I tried to lean in a little bit, so it didn't go in. It ended up falling right in the crease there. I believe it was Dew... Read More
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Williams postgame quotes

Justin Williams' postgame thoughts… (on Chicago's winning goal, and the game…) WILLIAMS: ``It was an unfortunate goal. Yeah, it certainly was, but it wasn't a crusher. We still had time to come back. We still had five minutes left to make something happen, and we didn't. The second period was pr... Read More
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Blackhawks 4, Kings 3

Less than two minutes after the Kings tied the game, the Blackhawks took the lead back. After a scramble behind the net with Brent Seabrook, the puck was flicked out over the goal. Toews, in front, deflected the puck past Quick, after a clearing attempt by Drew Doughty, to give Chicago a 4-3 lead wi... Read More
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Kings 3, Blackhawks 3

Chicago was called for three consecutive third-period penalties, and the Kings took advantage of the third one. Jack Johnson ripped a slap shot from the right point, and Ryan Smyth, parked in front of the net, deflected it past Crawford as the deflection broke Smyth's stick. Smyth's second goal tied... Read More
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Blackhawks 3, Kings 2

Some aggressive forechecking led to a goal and a 3-2 lead for the Blackhawks 4:27 into the third period. Tomas Kopecky forced the puck away from Kings defenseman Alec Martinez and forward Wayne Simmonds deep in the Kings' zone, and then Sharp took a pass and scored from close range for his second go... Read More
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End of second: 2-2

The Kings tied the game 2-2 with 1:43 remaining in the second period. Drew Doughty won the puck at the defensive blue line, and then Justin Williams picked it up near the red line on the right side. Ryan Smyth headed for open ice, Williams found him with a pass and Smyth skated in alone and scored o... Read More
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Blackhawks 2, Kings 1

Another power-play goal, 7:11 into the second period, gave Chicago a 2-1 lead. Patrick Kane passed, from the right faceoff dot, to Patrick Sharp at the left faceoff dot, and Sharp ripped a one-timer past Quick. Jonathan Toews also picked up an assist.... Read More