Sutter postgame quotes (April 15)

Tonight’s game recap can be found by clicking here. The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, with the schedule to be determined then.


Darryl Sutter’s postgame thoughts…

(on whether Jonathan Quick “stole’’ the game…)
SUTTER: “It’s playoff hockey. Your goaltenders have to be big.’’

(on the Kings’ key to success in this series…
SUTTER: “I think every game has been quite different, to be quite honest. There hasn’t been any one, driving thing.’’

(on Dustin Penner moving up to play with Mike Richards…)
SUTTER: “We were just moving our left wingers around, quite honestly. Kinger [Dwight King] can play with any of those guys, and Brownie plays his off side, so we’ve lost two left wingers during the series and we had to move guys around.’’

(on Dustin Brown’s game…)
SUTTER: “Yeah, he was huge again tonight. From the way he plays, he was really good again. … That’s why he’s our captain.’’

(on whether the game picked up after Brown’s hit on Henrik Sedin…)
SUTTER: “I think it picked up the after-the-whistle stuff, that’s for sure.’’

(on not relaxing with a 3-0 series lead…)
SUTTER: “We’ll deal with that in the next two days. We still have to learn how to win, right? You don’t get nothing for three. … I think the toughest part of winning, when you have four-out-of-seven (series), is the first game. The the second game gets tougher. Then the third game gets tougher. Then the fourth game gets tougher. And that is a fact. … I know how tough it can be to win a fourth game.’’

(on whether he’s expecting even better from Vancouver in Game 4…)
SUTTER: “I think that would be a good way of approaching it, so that our team doesn’t relax.’’

(on what he said to the team in the second intermission…)
SUTTER: “Nothing I don’t normally say.’’

(on staying composed, with penalties…)
SUTTER: “There is a composure factor that has to come into it, if you want to be a good playoff player or a good playoff team or a good playoff coach. There is a composure factor there and if you can spread that around a little bit that’s good.”

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