July 2010 - LA Kings Insider
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Greene injury

I just got off the phone with Matt Greene, who went under the knife to repair his shoulder, a procedure with an estimated recovery time of 3-4 months. Greene said that he had the shoulder examined recently due to "general wear and tear," but that examination revealed labrum and rotator-cuff issues, ... Full Story
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Ponikarovsky stuff

We're going to have to come up with shorthand for this guy, because Ponikarovsky really fills a headline... Anyway, I've talked to both Dean Lombardi and Terry Murray about this signing within the last hour, and I'll have the extensive quotes when I have time to transcribe them, but here are some... Full Story
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More on Ponikarovsky

Alexei Ponikarovsky is reportedly joining the Kings on a one-year contract, and I should be able to get details shortly. Ponikarovsky, 30, is listed at 6-foot-4, 220 pounds, and is a left winger (a native of Kiev) who has been in the NHL for parts of nine seasons, with Toronto and Pittsburgh. He's a... Full Story
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Money matters

People are starting to get a look at Ilya Kovalchuk's new contract. Seems as though it's for 17 years and $102 million, with a massive but curious form of frontloading. I'm told that, in real dollars, Kovalchuk will make $6 million in the first two seasons and $11.5 million, the maximum allowable, i... Full Story
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Quotes/info

I don't have the ability to look at other sites/sources right now, so I apologize if this is already out there, but the Kings' last offer was indeed for 15 years and $80 million. It was presented Thursday, and nobody knew until today which offer/team Kovalchuk would choose. I'll have some extensive... Full Story
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Kovalchuk to Devils

I'm mobile right now, but for those who haven't already seen the news, the New Jersey Devils have announced that they have re-signed Ilya Kovalchuk. Hopefully, someone from the Kings will be available to discuss what happened in their negotiations, and talk about what their plan might be going forwa... Full Story