May 2010 - Page 4 of 7 - LA Kings Insider
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Monarchs lose Game 1

The Manchester Monarchs allowed two goals in the first 10 minutes and couldn't rally as they lost 4-2 to the Hershey Bears in Game 1 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals in Hershey. Game 2 is Saturday in Hershey. Andrei Loktionov and Gabe Gauthier scored for the Monarchs in Game 1, and Jonathan Bern... Read More
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Monarchs open conference finals

The Monarchs play Game 1 of the AHL Eastern Conference finals against Hershey today at 4 p.m. The game isn't televised, but you can listen online by clicking the link below... Monarchs radio broadcast To catch up on the latest Monarchs news -- including injuries to Marc-Andre Cliche and Kevin ... Read More
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World Championships update

The United States lost 3-2 to Finland today in the IIHF World Championships and finished 0-3 in round-robin play. Team captain Jack Johnson had one assist for the Americans, who will now go to the relegation round. Canada, without injured captain Ryan Smyth, lost 4-1 to Switzerland. Russia, with Ale... Read More
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Taylor/Fox charity golf event

For all the golfers out there, or simply for anyone looking to support a good cause, Jim Fox and Dave Taylor have organized their 22nd annual charity golf tournament, which benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event will be held Monday, June 14, at the Moorpark Country Club, with a 10 a.m. s... Read More
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Player evaluation: Smyth

RYAN SMYTH This season: 67 games, 22 goals, 31 assists, 42 penalty minutes, 19:40 average ice time. The good: Smyth exceeded all reasonable expectations for himself, and his presence on the ice helped bring the best out of Anze Kopitar and propel Kopitar's career year. Smyth's ability and willing... Read More
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Player evaluation: Simmonds

WAYNE SIMMONDS This season: 78 games, 16 goals, 24 assists, 116 penalty minutes, 14:29 average ice time. The good: One year after he surprisingly made the team out of training camp, Simmonds took another step forward in his sophomore season. A fearless and tireless worker in the defensive end, Si... Read More
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Frolov in Scotland

No, Alexander Frolov hasn't signed to play in Scotland, but he made the newspaper there. Readers Rebecca and Jim passed this along. They're enjoying some time in Scotland and were surprised to open the local paper and see a shot of Frolov playing for Russia in the IIHF World Championships. If you re... Read More
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Player evaluation: Scuderi

ROB SCUDERI This season: 73 games, 0 goals, 11 assists, 21 penalty minutes, 19:16 average ice time. The good: Before the season, Scuderi described himself as a player who usually only gets noticed when he does something wrong. It's a credit to Scuderi that he didn't get much attention this season... Read More
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Player evaluation: Schenn

BRAYDEN SCHENN This season: 1 game, 0 goals, 0 assists, 0 penalty minutes, 12:31 ice time. The good: Schenn got the call-up for a Nov. 26 game at Vancouver, in part because he was playing in a tournament in nearby Victoria, and even though Schenn didn't really get to practice with the Kings, he c... Read More
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Smyth hurt, Canada wins

Canada beat Latvia 6-1 in a pool-play game today at the IIHF World Championships, but Kings winger Ryan Smyth, Canada's captain, is finished for the tournament with a broken ankle that he suffered in practice. Smyth told Canadian reporters that an MRI revealed a fracture. Smyth told reporters, ``We'... Read More
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Player evaluation: Richardson

BRAD RICHARDSON This season: 81 games, 11 goals, 16 assists, 37 penalty minutes, 12:51 average ice time. The good: After a frustrating 2008-09 season, Richardson made the most of every opportunity given to him this season. He started out on the fourth line and, in short time, had elevated himsel... Read More
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Player evaluation: Quick

JONATHAN QUICK This season: 72 games, 39-24-7 record, 2.54 goals-against average, .907 save percentage. The good: For the first time in recent memory, there was no question about the Kings' No. 1 goalie, from the first day of training camp until the final game of the season. Quick set franchise s... Read More
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Player evaluation: Parse

SCOTT PARSE This season: 59 games, 11 goals, 13 assists, 22 penalty minutes, 10:32 average ice time. The good: Parse's stock in the organization seemed to be going down, at least until he got off to an outstanding start to this season with Manchester. From there, he had three points in his first ... Read More