March 2010 - Page 32 of 32 - LA Kings Insider
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Watch party/Smyth interview

If you're looking for a place to watch tonight's game, the always hockey-mad Redondo Beach Cafe is hosting a watch party. For more information, click here. Also, Ryan Smyth did a podcast interview with the Kings' Mike ``Krusher'' Kalinowski. To learn more about Smyth, check it out below... ... Read More
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Tonight’s lineup

Based on the ongoing morning skate, here's how the Kings should line up tonight... Smyth-Kopitar-Brown Frolov-Handzus-Stoll Clune-Richardson-Simmonds Ivanans-Cliche-Moller Johnson-Doughty O'Donnell-Scuderi Jones-Greene Quick Scratches: Drewiske, Harrold, Purcell... Read More
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Morning reading

Here's a story from NHL.com on Jonathan Bernier. It covers a lot of familiar ground, if you've been following Bernier through the past couple seasons, but the quotes give some insight into what Bernier has been working on, and his mindset in the AHL... AHL: Bernier shines in Manchester Also, g... Read More
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Brown, Quick talk Olympics

First, if you need to catch up on today's news and notes, here's my LAKings.com notebook from today. Thanks for reading... Kings notebook (March 1) Also, today after practice, Dustin Brown and Jonathan Quick talked about their Olympic experiences. The videos are embedded below. Note that the B... Read More
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Blue-line success

Only two members of the Kings were not present in L.A. on Monday. Jack Johnson, looking to complete his Olympic experience the way he started it, participated in the closing ceremony last night, and Drew Doughty...well, he had a gold medal to celebrate. Both young defensemen played well for their... Read More
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Murray not a fan

The NHL has not committed to sending its players to the next Olympics, in 2014 in Russia, and commissioner Gary Bettman is thought to be lukewarm (at best) on the idea. There are two sides of the discussion. On one hand, the exposure is fantastic, particularly in the United States. People who couldn... Read More
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Happy traveler

It's becoming increasingly clear to me that Justin Williams might far exceed my expectations for his return. Since his injury, I've considered the idea that he might return this season to be doubtful at best, but given the way he has looked in practice for the past few days, I'd have to change my op... Read More
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Trade talk

The NHL's trade deadline is Wednesday at noon Pacific time, but it's likely that the big moves -- Kovalchuk, Phaneuf, Giguere -- have already been made. The Toronto Globe and Mail took a nice look at the trade market, and while their estimate of the Kings (in the market for a scoring winger) is cert... Read More
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Quick turnaround

It will be interesting to see how the Olympic break impacts the players, those who played and those who didn't. Jonathan Quick is right in the middle. He was on the United States Olympic team, but didn't appear in a game. The question is, will be he rested or rusty? It won't take long to find out, a... Read More
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Return of the Kings

Dustin Brown and Jonathan Quick are on the ice for practice this morning. Michal Handzus is here, but not on the ice, and Drew Doughty and Jack Johnson are scheduled to meet the team in Dallas. Marc-Andre Cliche is still here, and is centering the fourth line this morning. More from practice in a bi... Read More