On Slava Voynov:
“He’s very calm. He calms plays down. We can be scrambling, and his heart rate won’t break 80, I think. He’s great to have on the back-end. He’s a great player.”
On his own heart rate:
“She gets up there.”
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On the 2-0 win over San Jose:
“I think it was a solid effort. Quickie was huge for us. Our PK was huge against the power play. There’s areas we need to clean up still. It’s one win and we’ve got to just enjoy it for an hour and then get ready to go for Game 2.
On the areas that can be improved:
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Los Angeles Kings 2, San Jose Sharks 0
SOG: LAK – 20; SJS - 35
PP: LAK – 0/1; SJS - 0/3
1) LAK - Jonathan Quick
2) LAK - Slava Voynov
3) LAK - Mike Richards
1) LAK - Slava Voynov (3) (Mike Richards, Jeff Carter), 19:47
Second Pe... Read More
On whether the Kings or Sharks are any different in the playoffs:
“I don’t think teams change systems or style, that’s for sure. Depending on how close games are, how much big guys play – that becomes more important between regular season and playoffs, and with the schedule this series, the way it’... Read More
Rob Scuderi, on aspects of the San Jose Sharks that impress him:
"I think the pace that they play at. They really try to drive the pace. They keep the puck moving. They get the puck out of their zone really quick, and once you get the puck into some of their forwards’ hands – they have a deep group... Read More
Projected Lines – Los Angeles
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dwight King – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dustin Penner – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis
Jordan Nolan – Colin Fraser – Tyler Toffoli
Robyn Regehr – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Slava Voynov
Alec Martinez – Rob Scud... Read More
The Kings were once again in downtown Los Angeles in the morning, staying in their home-away-from-home – or is it their home that is actually also their home? A second home, maybe? Regardless, they stayed overnight at a hotel across the street from Staples Center. It housed them during select nights... Read More
The day after a playoff schedule is released in this era of television-driven program slots and start times, it’s practically a given that Darryl Sutter will weigh in on the league’s arrangements.
Following today’s morning skate, a question was raised of whether the Kings planned on traveling bac... Read More
At the Game 1 morning skate at Staples Center, the defensive pairings included Regehr/Doughty, Muzzin/Voynov, Scuderi/Martinez and Ellerby/Greene.
The fourth line was a combination of Tyler Toffoli, Colin Fraser and Jordan Nolan. Kyle Clifford did not take the ice.
The above pairings would be an ... Read More
The Los Angeles Kings will continue the defense of their 2012 Stanley Cup with a Western Conference Semifinals series against the San Jose Sharks that will open at Staples Center with Games 1 and 2 on Tuesday and Thursday. Both games will begin at 7:00 pm.
The series will shift back to HP Pavilio... Read More