November 2011 - Page 2 of 22 - LA Kings Insider
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Tuesday practice; no changes

The Kings are on the ice with the same lineup as last night. Dustin Penner is still skating with Brad Richardson and Trevor Lewis, so we'll see what the plans are for potentially getting him back into the lineup. Jonathan Bernier is practicing with his purple and gold helmet and mask, to break them ... Read More
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The view from San Jose

The San Jose Sharks were typically stingy last night -- they have allowed a total of only seven goals in their last five games -- but two goals were enough for the Kings, who handed the Sharks only their second shutout loss of the season. The Sharks also suffered their first road loss since Oct. 31.... Read More
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Postgame notes (Nov. 28)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings recorded their fourth shutout of the season as they beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Monday night at Staples Center. -- The Kings recorded their first home shutout of the Sharks since a 3-0 victory on March 23, 2002. -- Jonathan Quick made 33... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes (Nov. 28)

The Kings are scheduled to practice tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo... ----- Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on the early shot mentality...) MURRAY: ``I was very happy with that. That’s the right start. You’ve got to get pucks deep. You’ve got to get a... Read More
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Moreau postgame quotes (Nov. 28)

Ethan Moreau's postgame thoughts... (on the game...) MOREAU: ``I thought we created a lot, especially early in the game. Before the penalties kind of took over the flow of the game, I thought we were doing a really good job of keeping everybody involved and everyone was contributing and getting ... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes (Nov. 28)

Jonathan Quick's postgame thoughts... (on winning in his 200th NHL game...) QUICK: ``I didn’t even know it was my 200th game until Greenie let me know about five minutes before the game started. They go quickly and tonight was a big win. Everybody battled hard; it was a hard-fought game. They b... Read More
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Greene postgame quotes (Nov. 28)

Matt Greene’s postgame thoughts... (on the game...) GREENE: ``We got some secondary scoring tonight, with Chop getting his first, and then you’ve got to be good defensively, no matter what. Quickie had to be good tonight, and probably kill a few too many penalties, more than we wanted, but we g... Read More
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Scouting the Sharks

This is the second of six meetings this season between the Kings and San Jose Sharks, following San Jose’s 4-2 victory up north on Nov. 7, when the Sharks scored three second-period goals to erase a 1-0 deficit. After a bumpy start, the Sharks have climbed to the top of the Pacific Division. They ha... Read More
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New coaches have ties to Murray

Two NHL teams made coaching moves today, as Washington replaced Bruce Boudreau with Dale Hunter, and Carolina replaced Paul Maurice with Kirk Muller. Both new coaches, coincidentally, have ties to Terry Murray. Hunter played in Washington from 1987-99, and Murray was the Capitals’ coach from 1990-94... Read More
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Penner on track for Thursday return

Dustin Penner will miss his eighth consecutive game with a hand injury, but there might not be a ninth. After tonight’s game, the Kings have two practice days before Thursday’s game against Florida. Given that Penner has been medically cleared, and his been participating in the last couple days of f... Read More