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Frattin receives 14 stitches in his lip

Matt Frattin needed 14 stitches to close a cut in his lip as a result of a high stick from Tampa Bay's Pierre-Cedric Labrie in Los Angeles' 5-2 win Tuesday night. He wore a full protective shield that provided protection for his mouth and jaw during today's morning skate and will do so again this ev... Read More
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Audio: LAKI joins SiriusXM NHL

I joined Mike Ross on SiriusXM NHL earlier this morning. If you missed it or don't have satellite radio, you can catch the conversation here, via SoundCloud. Those familiar with SoundCloud will want to subscribe to SiriusXM NHL's feed - as well as LA Kings Insider and Manchester Monarchs. ... Read More
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Alec Martinez and interesting team stats

Dating back to and including Los Angeles’ 4-1 win at St. Louis on February 11, 2013, the Kings are 27-7-2 with Alec Martinez in the lineup, and 21-19-2 without Alec Martinez in the lineup. These numbers include playoff games. Overtime playoff losses are counted in the loss column, rather than in the... Read More
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Waking up with the Kings: November 20

-The first place Tampa Bay Lightning entered Tuesday’s game having outscored opponents 17-8 in first periods this season, a tally that included a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings after 20 minutes when the teams met on Florida’s west coast in October. So much for that. The Kings carried much of th... Read More
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Lombardi update on Quick

Kings general manager Dean Lombardi was a guest on Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto today and confirmed what had been reported on this website and other publications last week: Jonathan Quick's grade two groin strain is likely to keep him out of action well into December. @LAKings gm dean lombardi ... Read More
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November 19 postgame notes

-The Kings improved to 10-16-3 all-time against the Lightning, including a record of 3-10-2 at home. Los Angeles has won two consecutive home games against Tampa Bay and has won four of the last five overall meetings, daing back to November 14, 2009. -The Kings’ 15-6-1 (31 points) record after 22... Read More