Opening remarks: "No, I'm not a fighter."
On instinct taking over in situations where a teammate is defended:
“Yeah, I didn’t like seeing my teammate get hit like that, so I had to do something about it. So I stepped in. I tried my best."
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My weekly LAKings.com feature is now live on the team's site. It details Jake Muzzin's path to the National Hockey League and his efforts in becoming a consistent, all-around defensemen as his point total has grown impressively during his rookie season. It contains some interesting words from his de... Read More
-In his opening comments on last night’s game, Darryl Sutter referred to Jordan Nolan’s fight with Sheldon Souray as being successful in getting the team going. That was a key moment of the game, a turning point that opened the door for five players working in tandem to tie the game 12 seconds later... Read More
On Monday’s win:
“This was a big game for us, a divisional game. We’ve got games in hand. To get in a playoff spot, this is a big game for us, and we showed a lot of character coming back and sticking with it the full 60 minutes. We’ve been preaching about that for the last couple of weeks, and we... Read More
Darryl Sutter discussed the competition for playing time on the blue line after practice on Thursday, which included a pointed evaluation of Jake Muzzin's play and could potentially serve as motivation for the defenseman who turns 24 in one week.
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On the importance on keeping momentum going in the last home game before the road trip:
“You break our schedule down, our first 15 games are on the road, so it’s not momentum from any game, other than tonight’s game. We just want to continue to play well and hopefully get points ... Read More