The Kings were a resilient group on Monday, and Dwight King's goal off a strong-willed rush by Drew Doughty to tie the game at three with under a second remaining in the second period held significant sway in the game's outcome.
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On the win:
“We good games out of our third and fourth lines, and Brownie a big goal at the end. It’s simple. They’re probably not happy with the way they played, and if we had lost, we wouldn’t have been happy with the way we played.”
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On what led to the comeback:
“We had a huge period from our fourth line. I thought they were probably – actually our…so called fourth and third lines – were probably our best two lines in the third. They found a way to get us that first goal to tie it up, and from there I thought we limited their c... Read More
On the resolve shown by coming back from three deficits to win:
“We don’t give up. I think one of our best qualities is no matter what the score is, we always fight to try to get back in the game. Tonight there was a bunch of times where we made mistakes for them to score their goals, and it easily... Read More
Los Angeles Kings 5, Chicago Blackhawks 4
SOG: LAK - 36; CHI - 23
PP: LAK - 0/2; CHI - 0/4
1) CHI - Michael Frolik (2) (Brandon Saad, Duncan Keith), 5:55
2) LAK - Anze Kopitar (10) (unassisted), 4:21
3) LAK SHG - Jarret Stoll (7) (Jarret Stoll, Rob Scuderi), 7:25
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Since 1991, Frank Pellico has played the organ to accompany Chicago Blackhawks home games. For three years, he played the Chicago Stadium Barton Organ, which produced a sound so rich that it literally shook the seats in the building.
When the the United Center opened in 1994, Pellico began tickli... Read More
On what his objectives were over the previous two games:
“Just get my game back to the level where it needs to be. Before I was scratched, I wasn’t playing where I needed to be. I wasn’t competing at the level I needed to compete at. I think coming back, just showing myself and the coaching staff t... Read More
Jonathan Quick left the ice first at this morning's skate at the United Center, indicating he has been tabbed as tonight's starter against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Dustin Penner, Brad Richardson, Davis Drewiske and Jonathan Bernier remained on the ice for extra work, indicating that Tyler Toffoli ... Read More
20-year-old Chicago Blackhawks rookie Brandon Saad has been skating - and succeeding - on a line with center Jonathan Toews as the team weathers injuries to Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa. With four goals, 15 points and a plus-nine rating in 29 games, the former second round pick and left wing out o... Read More
I was going to write a piece on the team's overall shooting percentage but was getting a varying account of statistics from site to site. After adding the players' goals and shot totals up individually, my numbers equaled those of the former.
According to those numbers, the Kings' 9.92 shooting ... Read More