January 2012 - Page 3 of 20 - LA Kings Insider
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Manchester Monarchs update

The up-and-down nature of the season continues for the Manchester Monarchs, the Kings’ American Hockey League affiliate. After a slow start, the Monarchs moved into first place in their division in late December, and had goalie Jeff Zatkoff and defenseman Thomas Hickey named to the AHL All-Star Game... Read More
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Rest now, before long trip

The Kings better get their rest now, because after the end of the All-Star break -- and one home game against Columbus -- they hit the road for what is, by any measure, their most difficult North American road trip of the season (nobody will forget those home games in Europe). The Kings face six gam... Read More
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Where will Quick get drafted?

Jonathan Quick was scheduled to be on his way to Ottawa this morning, and will be in town for today's All-Star ``draft,'' which will be shown on the NBC Sports Network (previously known as Versus) at 5 p.m. Pacific time. That's when the All-Star Game rosters will be chosen, as captains Daniel Alfred... Read More
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Gagne, Parse and salary-cap relief

An earlier post discussed the nagging injuries that the Kings will (potentially) be able to heal during the eight-day break. What about the injuries that are keeping players out of the lineup? The news isn’t as good there, as there’s really no change in the status of Simon Gagne or Scott Parse. G... Read More
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Break gives rest to hobbled Kings

NHL teams are fortunate that ice isn’t expensive. Take a walk through any NHL locker room after a game -- or even after a practice -- and a player will often be wearing two, three, four ice bags taped to various body parts. That’s just the way the game goes. With the possible exception of football p... Read More