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November 30, 2013 11:34 am

November 30 morning skate quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the Drew Doughty-Jake Muzzin pairing:
They’ve given us good even strength minutes. Obviously Drew’s minutes are pretty significant, not always with Muzz. Quite honest, we’ve split it up quite a bit the last few games, [putting] Robyn in there, too.

On whether Doughty is able to excel in “any type of situation”:
No. We talk to him about a lot of situations, about different things. Different things to work on, and try and work around that.

On Alec Martinez’s performance:
You know what? Marty’s done a good job going over on his off-side in terms of his defending. I think his strength is his skating and the next part of that is his defending out of that. He still has some trouble defending the rush, playing that side – which he did on the other side. He’s a young guy…and Mitchell and him talk a lot on the ice, which helps him. See how it goes.

On whether today was the first day Trevor Lewis took the ice:
I don’t know if he was on the ice. I don’t think he was. [Reporter: He was skating by himself. No real update there, then?] Zero.

On whether Dwight King is doing anything differently this year:
Not much different. I would say the results are different. I would say that’s the only difference.

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