October 31, 2010 11:30 am

Lappy returns

Saturday night’s ceremony to honor former Kings captain Mattias Norstrom went well, and Norstrom was presented with a watch, a gourmet coffee maker and a framed No. 14 Kings jersey. Former teammates Luc Robitaille, Rob Blake, Ian Laperriere, Derek Armstrong, Nelson Emerson, Glen Murray, Mathieu Schneider and Jamie Storr also were part of the on-ice ceremony, and New Jersey assistant coach Larry Robinson, who was head coach of the Kings when Norstrom joined the club, also came out of the locker room to watch the ceremony.

Laperriere got a long, strong ovation from the crowd. Laperriere is still a member of the Philadelphia Flyers, but is unable to play because of post-concussion symptoms. During the game, Laperriere talked to reporters about Norstrom and about his condition…

Ian Laperriere interview

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