November 2009 - Page 2 of 29 - LA Kings Insider
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Doughty postgame quotes

Drew Doughty's postgame thoughts... (on the win...) DOUGHTY: ``It was definitely important to get that win. We lost the last couple games at home there, and all of us were disappointed in that. We wanted to come back home here and get this win and get a little roll going.'' (on Jonathan Quick's... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on Jonathan Quick's game...) MURRAY: ``He was, I think, just building off the game that he played in Vancouver. He was outstanding up there and he brought it back home here today. He made some big stops. You have to play good against Chicago. They've got a lot... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes

Jonathan Quick's postgame thoughts... (on his game...) QUICK: ``The team played great in front of me, blocked shots and cleared out rebounds. We did all the little things today and it paid off in the end.'' (on whether that was his best game of the season...) QUICK: ``I don't know. It was a go... Read More
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Kings 1, Blackhawks 1

After a bad, offensive-zone holding the stick penalty on Handzus, the Blackhawks scored just 15 seconds into their power play. Patrick Kane's shot from the top of the right circle was stopped by Quick, but Jonathan Toews got to the rebound in front and scored 6:56 into the third period.... Read More
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Kings 1, Chicago 0

The Kings took the lead on a smart give-and-go play with Wayne Simmonds and Michal Handzus, 2:41 into the second period. Simmonds carried the puck up the right side, dropped the puck for Handzus, went to the net, took the pass and tucked the puck past Huet for a 1-0 Kings lead.... Read More
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End of first: 0-0

Both teams played smart, tight first periods, with one one shot on goal recorded (by the Kings) in the game's first five minutes. The Kings had the best chance of the period, on a short breakaway by Anze Kopitar, but former Kings goalie Cristobal Huet made the save for Chicago. The teams traded offe... Read More
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The ghost of Matt Moulson?

Teddy Purcell and Matt Moulson have little in common, but could the thought of the latter be impacting the former? Moulson had six goals in 29 games with the Kings, over two seasons -- including a stint as a first-line winger at the start of last season -- before he signed with the New York Islander... Read More
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Little rest for Johnson

Jack Johnson's ice time had dipped a bit in November, but Johnson played 26 minutes, 57 seconds on Wednesday in Edmonton. Then, the next night, he played a season-high 28:21 at Vancouver. Murray described the bump in ice time as, quite simply, an indication of his satisfaction with Johnson's play of... Read More
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First-line changes

As previously posted, Alexander Frolov returns to the first line tonight, in place of Teddy Purcell. After Ryan Smyth suffered his upper-body injury, Frolov had one goal in two games on that line before he moved down to partner with rookies Andrei Loktionov and Brayden Schenn over the next two games... Read More