December 18, 2011 11:30 am

Mitchell to play, Richards better

After practice, Willie Mitchell declared himself ready to play, and will likely return in a pairing with Jack Johnson. Mike Richards wore a red no-contact jersey later in practice, but John Stevens praised Richards’ conditioning and said he is showing improvement, although there’s still no timetable on Richards’ return. Jonathan Quick will start in goal against Toronto. More notes and quotes from practice to come…

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