April 2012 - Page 5 of 23 - LA Kings Insider
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Healthy Blues bring new challenge

The Kings and St. Louis Blues faced each other four times during the regular season, but how well do the Kings really know the Blues? Andy McDonald missed all four of those games, and Alexander Steen missed two of the four. Those are both top-six forwards for the Blues who are now healthy and produc... Read More
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Dates for first four games set

The Kings and St. Louis Blues will open their second-round playoff series on Saturday in St. Louis, followed by Game 2 on Monday. Game 3 will be Thursday, May 3, at Staples Center, followed by Game 4 on Sunday, May 6. The start times for those games are scheduled to be announced Thursday night, as w... Read More
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Wednesday practice update

The Kings have started practice today with no changes and without Kyle Clifford again. The league is expected to announce today the dates for the first four games of the Kings-St. Louis series. No rush, guys... Games 1 and 2 are quite likely to be on Saturday and Monday. The Kings are schedules to ... Read More
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List of Quick’s team records

Jonathan Quick is the first Kings goalie to be selected as a finalist for the Vezina Trophy under the current guidelines (since 1981-82). As provided by the Kings, here is a list of all of Quick's all-time, single-season, playoff and other goalie records... ALL-TIME RECORDS Goals-against averag... Read More
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Hitchcock, Sutter both winning models

We might have our first controversy of the second round: Darryl Sutter lying about Ken Hitchcock’s age. Actually, Sutter wasn’t entirely sure about the years today, when he declared himself to ``a ‘58’’ and Hitchcock to be ``a ‘50.’’ (Sutter’s preferred way of noting people’s ages is by referring to... Read More
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Left-wing options remain open

Depending on how things go in the next few days, there might be a lot of movable parts for the Kings at left wing. Dustin Brown seems set on the first line. Today in practice, Darryl Sutter stayed with what he used near the end of Game 5 against Vancouver, with Dustin Penner as the second-line left ... Read More
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Tuesday practice update

The Kings have completed their practice in El Segundo. Kyle Clifford did some post-practice conditioning skating but did not practice. Dustin Penner skated on the second line with Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, while the third line had Jarret Stoll centering Dwight King and Trevor Lewis. That, of co... Read More
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Leiweke interview highlights

Kings governor Tim Leiweke did an interview this morning with myself and the Los Angeles Times, during which he touched in a number of team- and league-related issues. I'll have the full transcript this afternoon, but here are some highlights... -- Leiweke credited, in large part, Darryl Sutter's h... Read More