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May 18, 2012 12:00 pm

Friday practice update

The Kings had an optional skate, and Colin Fraser returned to participate along with Kyle Clifford, Davis Drewiske, Dwight King, Trevor Lewis, Andrei Loktionov, Alec Martinez, Jordan Nolan, Brad Richardson, Kevin Westgarth, Jonathan Bernier and Martin Jones.

Facing the assembled media were Rob Scuderi, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, King and Darryl Sutter, with plenty of questions about Dave Tippett’s “embellishing” comments from last night. None of the Kings added any fuel to the fire, but said the didn’t particularly notice increased embellishment around the league.

Richards showed up for his interview wearing a Texas Rangers hat. “They won last night,” Richards deadpanned. The other quote of the day came from Sutter, when asked about King’s growth. “Growth?” Sutter said. “He’s still 232 (pounds). After games, he’s 228.” More notes and quotes to come…

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