March 2012 - Page 2 of 21 - LA Kings Insider
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Brown postgame quotes (March 30)

Dustin Brown’s postgame thoughts... (on the game...) BROWN: ``At this point in the year, a team like the Oilers is a very dangerous team. They have nothing to play for and they have a lot of high skill. It’s a playoff game for us, so we had to play hard and kind of get on them early, and we did ... Read More
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Scouting the Oilers

This is the third of four meetings this season between the Kings and the Edmonton Oilers. It follows the Oilers’ 3-0 win in Los Angeles on Nov. 3 and the Oilers’ 2-1 overtime win in Edmonton on Jan. 15. Special teams have been a major shortcoming for the Kings against the Oilers this season. In the ... Read More
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Oilers have given fits to Kings

If the Edmonton Oilers are supposed to be rolling over and providing easy opposition these days, someone forgot to tell them. The Oilers are in 14th place in the Western Conference, but they have a 5-1-2 record in their last eight games. Well before that, the Oilers have been giving the Kings fits t... Read More
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Carter: Ankle is `pretty sore’

Jeff Carter went to the rink for today's morning skate but never got out of his suit. Carter wore a walking boot and actually left the arena on crutches. I caught Carter for a brief chat, and it sounds highly doubtful that his injured ankle will allow him to play before Monday, at the earliest. C... Read More
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Friday skate update

Darryl Sutter quipped that Jeff Carter's status for tonight is "probably doubtful. Or doubtful, probably." Carter didn't get anywhere near the ice this morning. Davis Drewiske and Kevin Westgarth are the extra skaters, so Brad Richardson will go into the lineup. Jonathan Quick stayed off the ice thi... Read More
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Morning in Edmonton

Something strange has been taking place in Edmonton over the past couple days. There's a yellowish-orangish sphere off in the distance, and it appears to be radiating a significant amount of heat. I'll need to ask the locals about it, because this is my fourth time here, and this is certainly a new ... Read More
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Race to the wire in Pacific

It could be said that the Western Conference playoff race has now been reduced to a Pacific Division mini-tournament. St. Louis, Vancouver, Detroit and Nashville have already claimed four of the eight spots. Barring a stunning collapse, Chicago will also take one. That leaves three spots: the third-... Read More