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Audio: Quick hits with Roman Josi

Bern, Switzerland native Roman Josi had aspired to play soccer before realizing his gifts on on the ice. As a younger player, he had an appreciation for Joe Sakic and played forward before transitioning to defense, as he told LA Kings Insider and Nick Nickson following the Predators' morning skate. ... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Ryan Murray

The Blue Jackets have won nine games in a row, and Ryan Murray, the second pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, joined LA Kings Insider after a rare Columbus morning skate to discuss the structure of the team's defense, the desire by the team to conserve energy on game days, and reasons behind the rapid turn... Read More

The view from Detroit

MLive.com Red Wings defend effort following latest loss "Following their 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings at Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings have scored just three goals in their past four games. They are 1 for 24 on the power play in December. They are winless in four at home (0-3-1), where t... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Gustav Nyquist

Gustav Nyquist, one of the premier skaters on the Detroit Red Wings, joined LA Kings Insider after the morning skate on Thursday to discuss the ice surface at Joe Louis Arena, the type of game he expects tonight between a pair of teams coming off difficult losses, and the awareness necessary when An... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Kyle Okposo

Kyle Okposo was affected by illness over the weekend but is expected to play against Los Angeles tonight, and that's a good thing for a Sabres team that ranks last in the NHL with 56 goals but has relied on Okposo's team-leading nine goals and 18 points. While speaking with LA Kings Insider this mor... Read More

December 10 postgame quotes: Ottawa

Guy Boucher, on whether there was one particular turning point in the game: Well obviously we put ourselves in a hole right off the bat, but we’ve had success coming with the guys showing character and we were doing it. I think the biggest deflator was the end of the second period there. I think we... Read More

December 8 postgame quotes: Carolina

Bill Peters, on the biggest difference between tonight and their game against Anaheim: Little better defensively, obviously. Spent more time with the puck coming down the stretch then we did last night. Peters, on Derek Ryan’s performance in recent games: Well you know what right now down two g... Read More

December 4 postgame quotes: Montreal

Michel Therrien, on Alex Radulov’s play: Yeah he played a hell of a game for us. He’s strong on the puck, makes some good plays. Him and Pacioretty were really productive tonight and they were good. We got a really strong game so it’s good to see, that was the first time we put all those guys toget... Read More

November 30 postgame quotes: San Jose

Peter DeBoer, on whether there was a lot of mixing of the lines against the Kings:
 You know what, I think we tried to keep it pretty consistent. We had some situations; Tierney had to leave in the first for a little bit so that made us juggle our lines a little bit. But other then that, in the thi... Read More