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Coyotes Expected Lineup

The following was from Coyotes beat writer Sarah McLellan, who writes for the Arizona Republic. Expect former King Jason LaBarbera to get the start with Mike Smith out with a lower-body injury. Likely Coyotes lines: Sullivan-Vermette-Doan Boedker-Hanzal-Vrbata Korpikoski-Gordon-Moss Bisson... Read More
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Darryl Sutter Pre-Game Quotes

On what he expects from Simon Gagne: "Little more spirit in his game and a little more pace.  And hopefully not have to re-evaluate it." On Dustin Penner: "Dustin is close.  Him and Simon are sort of in the same siutation.  Dustin is in a really good place mentally.  We can't use games as preseas... Read More
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Simon Gagne Pre-Game Quotes

Darryl Sutter said this morning that Simon Gagne will be back in the lineup tonight. Gagne on how he feels physically: "I feel good.  I only had a chance to play one game, so it's hard to know how you feel overall. The first game always is a weird game, especially when it's been a while since you... Read More
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Drew Doughty Pre-Game Quotes

On getting so much ice time: "I definitely got in shape pretty quick with putting us through some pretty tough practices and I didn't have much time to get back into it.  I just right away started playing 25 to 30 minutes, but I love it.  I feel like I'm flying out there and I feel really good, so ... Read More
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Dustin Brown Pre-Game Quotes

On the team's first visit to Phoenix since Game 5 of the Western Conference Final last season: " It's just another game for us.  We don't have a win yet and that's our focus.  We're not concerned with anything that happened in the past.  We're just focusing on two points." On whether there is sti... Read More
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Morning Skate – UPDATE

The Kings are on the ice here at Jobing.com Arena.  The line pairings at morning skate were the same in Edmonton with one exception: (Gagne replaced Richardson on the line with Fraser and Nolan.  Darryl Sutter confirmed that Gagne would be in the lineup tonight.) Brown - Kopitar - Williams C... Read More
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By The Numbers…

Here are some notes heading into tomorrow's game vs. the Coyotes.  The last time the Kings were in Phoenix was Game 5 of the Western Conference Final...and we all know how that turned out. -The Kings have earned points (6-1-2) in eight of their last nine games vs. the Coyotes (since 1-22-11)…The ... Read More
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No Practice Today

The Kings team flight didn't leave Edmonton until 1 a.m. last night...and the club didn't check into their hotel until about 5 a.m.  With that, they're scheduled practice at Jobing.com Arena this afternoon has been canceled.  The Kings are next scheduled to take the ice tomorrow at Jobing.com Arena ... Read More
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Darryl Sutter Post-Game Quotes

On all the penalties: "It's got to be a record for no five-on-five play.  That's got to be a record." On his team's overall play: "Oh I thought we played well...we hit three posts.  It's 1-0 and we had all those chances to make it 2-0...with all the power plays.  It's tough to win on the road."... Read More
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Jonathan Quick Post-Game Quotes

Game recap: "They catch a bounce there at the end and push it to overtime...They get a power play.  You give a team that many chances on the power play soon or later they're going to score on you.  It ended up biting us at the end." On Gagner's disallowed goal: "He skated into me.  I couldn't mak... Read More
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Final: Oilers 2 – Kings 1 (OT)

The Oilers tied the game in the waning seconds of the third period and Sam Gagner won it with a power-play goal at 3:01 of overtime, as Edmonton came from behind to beat the Kings 2-1. Edmonton pulled their goalie late and Nail Yakupov tied the game with 4.7 seconds left in the third period.  Thi... Read More