September 2010 - Page 3 of 15 - LA Kings Insider
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Kings 2, Ducks 0

Dustin Brown opened the scoring with a 5-on-3 goal 7:32 into the first period. The Kings controlled the puck for more than a minute with the two-man advantage, and Brown picked up a rebound on the left side of the net and scored. Assists went to Jack Johnson and Anze Kopitar. The Kings, still on ... Read More
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Tonight’s live feed

***Click the link for a working feed from the game*** f you're within the Fox Sports West coverage area, you'll be able to follow tonight's Kings-Ducks game live with the following video/audio stream... Kings vs. Ducks live stream (Sept. 28) Also, for some pregame reading, here's my LAKings... Read More
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Centers of attention

As previously posted, the two young centers who are in contention for a roster spot will get a long look tonight. Brayden Schenn will center the second line, between Brad Richardson and Justin Williams, while Andrei Loktionov will center Kyle Clifford and Kevin Westgarth. Chances are increasingly go... Read More
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Greene update

They're calling it the ``Red Cross'' jersey in Kings training camp, and Matt Greene was able to shed it for at least one day. Injured players participating in conditioning skating have been on the ice in red jerseys, but today Greene was in the traditional black uniform of a defenseman, skating and ... Read More
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Numbers game in goal

Jonathan Bernier has already appeared in two preseason games (five periods, 100 minutes), while Erik Ersberg -- who missed several days of practice with a hand injury -- has not yet played a minute in preseason. Given that only two games remain in the preseason after tonight, it's a given that Ersbe... Read More
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Tuesday practice update

Up front, the Kings are expected to skate as follows against Anaheim tonight... Smyth-Kopitar-Brown Richardson-Schenn-Williams Ponikarovsky-Handzus-Simmonds Clifford-Loktionov-Westgarth Both Thomas Hickey and Jake Muzzin will play on defense, and Jonathan Quick is scheduled to play the enti... Read More
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Down to 29 (sort of)

The Kings made their four roster cuts yesterday, essentially taking them down to 29 NHL-caliber players. The maximum number of healthy players the Kings can carry at the start of the season is 23, although Terry Murray said the other day that he wasn't sure whether the Kings would carry 22 or 23 at ... Read More
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Three games, three goalies

So far, there hasn't been much competition between Jonathan Bernier and Erik Ersberg, because Ersberg hasn't been able to compete. Bernier has started two games and played five periods, while Ersberg (who injured his hand last week) has been able to do nothing but practice. That won't change T... Read More
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Rookies to battle it out

The big ``winners'' of the day for the Kings were Thomas Hickey and Jake Muzzin. Three defensive prospects -- Andrew Campbell, Johan Fransson and Alec Martinez -- left the locker room, while Hickey and Muzzin remained. With only eight healthy defensemen left on the roster, and six -- Doughty, Mitche... Read More
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Moller back to Manchester

Oscar Moller raised expectations for himself two years ago when, in his second NHL training camp, he made the Kings' roster at the start of the season. Moller spent two months with the Kings before he left to represent Sweden in the 2008 World Junior Championships, and Moller injured his shoulder in... Read More
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Monday practice update

In additionn to the four roster cuts, Marc-Andre Cliche will be headed to Manchester if he clears waivers. Ray Kaunisto, Colten Teubert and Viatcheslav Voynov also technically will stay on the Kings' roster, but are injured and eventually Manchester-bound. The Kings now essentially have 29 players ... Read More
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Today’s cuts

The Kings will officially announce cuts today, but Oscar Moller, Johan Fransson, Alec Martinez and Andrew Campbell are not on the ice this morning, so those are the four. Scott Parse (sore toe) is also not skating, and Brad Richardson is once again taking his place on the second line.... Read More
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NHL or juniors

In the time that I've been covering the Kings, it's hard to remember a training camp that has held so much competition for spots, particularly among young players who might be ready to take the jump to the NHL. Brayden Schenn certainly fits into that category. In an ideal situation, Schenn probab... Read More