April 2011 - Page 3 of 31 - LA Kings Insider
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Lombardi, Murray interviews

Dean Lombardi and Terry Murray were both available today for lengthy, wide-ranging interviews regarding the recently completed season and the plan going forward. Over the next few hours, I'll be posting the full answers, topic by topic, and the areas of discussion are what you would expect, includi... Read More
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Exit interviews, day one

I'll be heading over to El Segundo shortly for the start of the Kings' postseason interview sessions. Every player comes in for an ``exit meeting'' with coaches and management, and after those meetings some players are made available to the media for an interview to discuss the season. No exit inter... Read More
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Thanks to everyone…

On a bit of a personal note here… The day after the end of a season, for anyone involved in hockey -- players, coaches, management, support staff, media, etc. -- is always a bit weird. You go through six-plus months of everyday work and fall into a routine and rhythm and then, just like that, it end... Read More
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The Great One, and the boss

Game 6 brought out some big names to Staples Center, including a guy whose jersey hangs on the wall and the gentleman who owns the place. Wayne Gretzky was on hand -- and got a huge ovation from the crowd when his image appeared on the video board -- and team owner Philip Anschutz also attended the ... Read More
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Postgame notes (April 25)

Some notes from last night's game… -- The Kings had their season ended with a 4-3 overtime loss to the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series on Monday night at Staples Center. -- The Kings lost 4-2 in the best-of-seven series. Three of the games went to overtime, and bo... Read More
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The view from San Jose

In the third all-California playoff series in NHL history, Northern California is now on the board. The Kings beat the Oakland Seals in 1969 and the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks two years ago, but the Sharks are on to the second round after beating the Kings last night. It couldn't have be... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on whether the Game 3 loss made the difference in the series…) MURRAY: ``No, I don't think so. No, the difference was our own play with managing the puck. That was again here tonight. It goes back to the losses that we had in the series. Three overtime losses, ... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes

Jonathan Quick's postgame thoughts… (on the end of the series…) QUICK: ``It’s disappointing. At the end of the day, you feel like you beat yourself a little bit there I think as a team. There were a few games in there in the series where I think we could have played better. I know everyone in th... Read More
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Brown postgame quotes

Dustin Brown's postgame thoughts… (on not scoring on the five-minute power play…) BROWN: ``We had some good chances before overtime. In overtime, we really didn't get anything. Maybe it's just the jitters. I can't explain how our power play struggled, for lack of a better word, all year. We had ... Read More