Peter Laviolette, on whether he was pleased with the team’s rebound effort:
Yep. Thought our guys played hard.
Laviolette, on how the Predators can do better in possessing the puck in overtime:
It goes to the faceoff, whoever wins the faceoff has the opportunity to keep possession of the puck. They... Read More
On winning four straight in overtime or a shootout:
Regulation wins. I’d prefer if it wasn’t four overtimes. One was in a shootout. You don’t get a regulation win for that.
On Peter Budaj:
He’s played really well for us. We don’t give up much and expect that he make – you’ve got to make some big sa... Read More
Los Angeles Kings 3, Nashville Predators 2
Final - Overtime
SOG: LAK – 45; NSH – 25
PP: LAK – 1/3; NSH – 0/3
1) NSH - Craig Smith (2) (Mike Ribeiro, Viktor Arvidsson), 10:56
2) LAK PPG - Jake Muzzin (1) (Nic Do... Read More
Good morning from El Segundo, Insiders. Let's talk.
-It was an optional morning skate. Not all skaters took the ice, so there were no real line rushes. We'll get a better sense of the lines Darryl plans on rolling in five-on-five play during warm-ups.
-Jordan Nolan, Teddy Purcell and Matt Greene ... Read More
So, Hockey Internet, how was your afternoon?
Craziest 20 minutes in NHL History?3:42 - Hall to NJ for Larsson3:57 - Stamkos is staying with TBL4:01 - Subban to NSH for Weber— Brock Seguin (@Brock_Seguin) June 29, 2016
So, let's go, piece-by-piece. Taylor Hall, straight up, for Adam Lar... Read More
Several abbreviated thoughts on the Kings’ 5-2 loss in Nashville:
-After a conservative, chess match-like first period in which the Predators had the edge in scoring chances but the Kings took more shots on goal, a three-goal second period outburst turned Monday night’s game into a boat race, eve... Read More
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 31-25-8 all-time against Nashville, a record that includes a road mark of 16-11-5.
-The Kings fell to 24-14-2 against the Western Conference and 10-5-2 against the Central Division.
-Los Angeles’ four-game win streak and seven-game point streak (6-0-1) was ... Read More
On the difference between the first and second periods:
I thought we had a decent first period. I think the second period, we turned pucks over a little bit and gave them a lot of odd-man rushes. Our forwards had trouble getting to the net against their defense. Most of our chances came from up top... Read More
Anze Kopitar, on his overall thoughts of the game:
I didn’t think our first period wasn’t great, but it wasn’t bad; We got some chances, we got some shots off, it’s kind of how you want to start the game on the road, but then the second period was obviously, it wasn’t good at all, there’s not one t... Read More
Los Angeles Kings 2, Nashville Predators 5
LA Kings Insider Preview
SOG: LAK – 30; NSH - 30
PP: LAK – 0/4; NSH – 1/2
1) NSH - James Neal (Ryan Johansen), 7:37
2) NSH - Mike Fisher (James Neal, Ryan Johansen), 1... Read More
Los Angeles Kings (44-22-5) at Nashville Predators (36-23-13)
Monday, March 21, 2016, 5 p.m. PT
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
Referees: #36 Dean Morton, #5 Chris Rooney
Linesmen: #76 Michel Cormier, #83 Matt MacPherson
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Los Angeles Projected ... Read More