Terry Murray

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Clifford status update

To follow up on the earlier note, here's what Terry Murray said today about Kyle Clifford's status. Clifford left Thursday's game late in the first period after a fight, with what Murray later described as a head injury. Clifford did not practice yesterday or today and is not scheduled to play tonig... Read More
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Murray `screwed up’ with off day

All the talk of last night's booing has taken some of the attention off what actually happened on the ice -- and perhaps that was Terry Murray's intention? -- in a game in which the Kings simply seemed to be playing on an empty tank from the opening faceoff. One can blame the after-effects of a week... Read More
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Doughty, Murray react to booing

Reaction to last night's second-period booing -- and Terry Murray's ``disappointment'' in fans for expressing their displeasure -- continued today. After practice, Murray softened his stance a bit, calling himself a ``very frustrated coach'' who knows that ``it's never the right thing to throw stuff... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on the 4-0 road trip…) MURRAY: ``These were all very big games, very meaningful for everybody. To win four in a row like this, at this time of the year, it's a big dig-in by everybody. Everybody came into this road trip with a playoff mentality and did the righ... Read More
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Anatomy of a winning goal

For those who haven't seen how the Kings won yesterday's game, or just want to see it again, it's worth a look. After practice today, Terry Murray broke down the play from his perspective, starting with the Dallas goal that tied the game in the final minute and the sense of calm the Kings tried to m... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on scoring after allowing the late goal…) MURRAY: ``That's a tough one, whenever that happens. I thought Quicker had it covered, and he kind of lost it, but what a response. That's the main thing. What a response by that line. They get the puck to the net and d... Read More
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Murray stays with same lineup

Here's what Terry Murray said about tomorrow's lineup for the game against Dallas, including his decision to keep Kevin Westgarth in the lineup over Brad Richardson. Westgarth played in all four previous games between the Kings and Stars this season. MURRAY: ``I'm going to go with the same lineup... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on Kopitar's hat trick…) MURRAY: ``Kopi had a very strong game, to follow up a real good game at Detroit. I really liked his strength with the puck, carrying the puck behind the net on that goal. Under pressure, he gets it back up top and drives to the net, loo... Read More
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Murray talks lineup moves

There were no real surprises when Terry Murray disclosed his lineup for tonight's game. Murray had previously said that Alexei Ponikarovsky would be back in tonight, and it's no shock that Jonathan Bernier gets the start tonight, given that the Kings played last night and face an afternoon game Satu... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on finishing the 10 consecutive road games…) MURRAY: ``That's 15 points out of 20. That's a nice road trip. It's important that we just keep our focus on how that happened. The hard work, the intensity, the concentration, to bring it every day and do things rig... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts...) (on the game...) MURRAY: ``The first power play we get, we make a real soft, easy pass, and they jump on it. That's kind of the way the whole thing went, all night long. I don't think we completed three passes in a row tonight. We had a lot of plays end after... Read More