The Kings are scheduled for their morning skate at Rexall Place at 10:30 a.m. (PT). Here's a few notes to start the day:
-Don't forget...There is now a 30-minute pre-game show prior to all games televised on Fox Sports West. Tonight's pre-game show starts at 6 p.m. (PT).
-The Kings are 6-1-1... Read More
On things the team needs to improve: "Little things here and there...bounces, getting to loose pucks...it's timing. Those power plays we've hed. We have to score on some of those for sure. We just didn't capitalize. We got to work harder for that and be smarter."
On things the team needs to k... Read More
"We need to stay discipline, they have a lot of skill. They've really improved their team and have a lot of good young kids, so we can't let them go on the power play. They had a tough game last night, so they will be ready to go tomorrow. This has to be the best game we've played so far."
On ... Read More
"I had another good day. It's starting to feel more comfortable. It's been pretty good so far. It swells up a little bit and goes back down, so i think that's how it's going to be probably the rest of the year...I'm just trying to get my conditioning to be honest with you. I just want to get ou... Read More
Here are Darryl Sutter's comments after today's practice:
"As a team I thought we were good last night. Guys are still sucking away. Right now it's about managing some of the injuries on the back end."
On the top forwards: "Players are going to go through periods where they don't score. Tha... Read More
The Kings forward lines look like the following today at practice:
Kopitar centering Williams and Brown
Richards centering Carter and Clifford
Stoll centering King, Lewis and Penner
Fraser centering Nolan, Gagne and Richardson
The defense pairings haven't changed:
Doughty and Scuderi
Voynov... Read More
Good morning from Edmonton, where it's definitely hockey weather outside. The Kings will hit the ice today at around 1 p.m. (PT). It's a bit of an odd schedule though...The team will first head on over to Rexall Place (home of the Oilers) to dress in their gear, then bus over to another local fac... Read More
On his knee: "The knee feels good. I didn't have any problems with it. I pretty much forgot I was wearing out there."
On losing the lead in the third period: "There's no secret to it. We didn't play well in the third. We made some mistakes and turnovers that cost us. We played a solid firs... Read More
(Game recap): "I thought we played a good first 40 minutes and the last 20 wasn't our best. We just got to come prepared for a full 60"
(On his line): "Our line we just try to keep it simple. We play an easy game and whoever we play against whether first line or fourth line we just try to go ou... Read More
(on Kopitar's line): "The line had a really tough night...Had tough time two games in a row"
(on fourth line): "We're working backwards, I mentioned that the other day. Fraser's line has been the best, then Stoll's, then Richards, then Kopitar's tonight. The kids on the back end we... Read More
After two periods the Kings still lead Colorado 1-0.
Kyle Clifford gave the Kings a 1-0 lead 15:52 into the first period, as he connected with Jordan Nolan and Alec Martinez. It was Clifford's third point in two games (1-2=3).
Teams skated to a scoreless second period. The Avalanche had a go... Read More