Justin Abdelkader, on the loss:
It felt like it took us five, eight minutes to get our legs. Once we got our legs going… they got a power play goal kind of right away there. Once we settled down, got playing I thought we did a lot of good things. Obviously they’re a good team, winning seven, eight ... Read More
Jonathan Quick on at what point the winning streak becomes impressive to the team:
It’s not about the streak. It’s trying to get into the playoffs. We’ve kind of put ourselves in a position where we have to string together wins like that. If you look at the standings, I think we’re only in a playof... Read More
On whether the win was lessened by Henrik Zetterberg’s absence:
On what he liked about the team’s checking, penalty killing, and play without the puck:
Well, obviously we liked our game. I mean, we won. That’s what we’re trying to do is win games, so I liked that. I’m not sure everybody doe... Read More
Los Angeles Kings 1, Detroit Red Wings 0
LA Kings Insider Preview
SOG: LAK – 27; DET – 20
PP: LAK – 1/4; DET – 0/5
1) LAK PPG - Justin Williams (16) (Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin), 2:24
No sc... Read More
Los Angeles Kings (28-18-12) vs Detroit Red Wings (33-14-11)
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 7:30 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #5 Chris Rooney, #37 Kyle Rehman
Linesmen: #57 Jay Sharrers, #79 Kiel Murchison
Fox Sports West, Sportsnet, KABC 790 AM
Los Angeles Projected St... Read More
On playing indoors against Detroit tonight:
We’ve had a lot of different, if you look at it, the last little bit, in terms of colored jerseys and different venues. I think the outdoor game is spectacular, the whole part of it. The game almost becomes a little bit of a- Right? With everything that... Read More
Good morning from El Segundo, where we've spoken with Jordan Nolan and are waiting to speak with Darryl Sutter in advance of tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings.
This morning's lines:
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After a Sunday off-day, the Kings will take the ice at 10:30 a.m. on Monday. Let's get caught up with some Los Angeles and NHL-related news.
The Kings have a two-game homestand this week before heading down to Anaheim (Friday) prior to a quick turnaround as they visit Winnipeg (Sunday afternoon) ... Read More
Dwight King remembers the scurry over the final month of the 2011-12 season for the Kings to become playoff-eligible.
“I remember we went on a pretty good run just to make the playoffs that year,” he said.
That they did. And while King potted an interesting goal in Detroit on March 9, 2012 tha... Read More
So what is there to say? It’s 11 games into the season, the Kings are short three major impact players, and they ended a three-games-in-four-nights road stretch against a well-rested, high paced team that has a tendency to show opponents no mercy when entering their arena under any type of impedimen... Read More
-With the loss, the Kings fell to 81-80-32 all-time against the Red Wings, a record that includes a road mark of 34-46-17. Los Angeles is 3-7-1 in both its last 11 overall games in the series and its last 11 games at Joe Louis Arena and hasn’t won in Detroit since going 2-0-0 in the 2010-11 season.
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