October 2011 - Page 3 of 22 - LA Kings Insider
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Parse, Penner staying put for now

The Kings made two notable lineup moves before Thursday's game at Dallas, as they reinserted Scott Parse into the lineup in a second-line role -- after a six-game absence -- and moved Dustin Penner to the third line. Both moves seemed to work. Parse scored his first goal of the season -- although he... Read More
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Quick tomorrow. Sunday? Stay tuned

Terry Murray has another goalie decision to make. Jonathan Quick gets the call for tomorrow’s game at Phoenix. As for Sunday’s game at Colorado... ``Tomorrow is going to be Quick, and that’s as far as I’m going right now,’’ Murray said. ``But he is in.’’ More often than not, a coach will split... Read More
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Johnson `a real man out there’

For a second consecutive season, it happened. Drew Doughty went down with an early-season injury, and Jack Johnson was more than willing and capable to step up and help carry the defense. Johnson arguably turned in his strongest all-around effort of the season last night in Dallas, when he played 27... Read More
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Friday practice; no Gagne

The Kings are on the ice in beautiful downtown Peoria, Ariz. It's a full practice but Simon Gagne is not on the ice. Kevin Westgarth has been taking shifts in Gagne's place, which would indicate that it's probably just a "maintenance day" for Gagne, but I'm sure there will be a post-practice update.... Read More
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Greene goes red on the ice again

Never let it be said that Matt Greene doesn’t use his head. Greene spent three years at the University of North Dakota -- his mother is a journalism professor, incidentally -- and Greene has made a habit of being a ``heady’’ player in a less-comfortable fashion. In the first period last night, Green... Read More
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Postgame notes (Oct. 27)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings lost a two-goal third-period lead, then scored two late goals to beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Thursday night at American Airlines Center. -- Slava Voynov had two goals -- the game-winning goal in the third period and a second-period power-play ... Read More
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The view from Dallas

It was not, in any way, a good night to be a sports fan in the greater Dallas area last night. The Stars lost for the first time at home this season and the Texas Rangers were one out from winning the World Series -- twice -- but lost and must play Game 7 tonight. One positive? If you were one of th... Read More