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September 29, 2014 4:51 pm

Players on the mend travel with Kings; 22 or 23-man roster?

Drew Doughty (upper-body), Jarret Stoll (hip surgery), Jonathan Quick (wrist surgery) and Marian Gaborik (body) traveled to San Jose with the Kings this afternoon and will be with the club for their three-game, six-day road trip. Daryl Sutter had said on Sunday that Doughty, Stoll and Quick had been fully cleared to play. Darryl Sutter, on Marian Gaborik: He’ll travel and practice and play at some point. Sutter, on Jonathan ...

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September 29, 2014 3:16 pm

Three players assigned to Manchester; Weal stays

The Kings continued to trim their roster on Monday, assigning centers Nic Dowd and Nick Shore and defenseman Vincent LoVerde to the Manchester Monarchs. As per Renaud Lavoie, David Van der Gulik was placed on waivers earlier Monday. Should he clear, he would be assigned to the Monarchs as well. With the assignments (and the assumption Van der Gulik clears waivers and is assigned to Manchester), Los Angeles’ roster stands ...

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September 29, 2014 1:47 pm

What Sutter really thinks about “bonding” excursions

The Kings are about to embark on an irregular three-city, six-day preseason road trip that will take them through San Jose, Colorado Springs and Las Vegas. After facing the Sharks tomorrow, they’ll conclude the exhibition slate with games against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday and Saturday. While teams have often viewed road trips early in the schedule as opportunities for players to gain chemistry together – the New York Rangers ...

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September 29, 2014 10:01 am

Jones discusses “compete level”; continues fine tuning

One reference used frequently in the preseason is that of a player being in “midseason form,” i.e., when a player looks and feels comfortable during the preseason, it’s because they appear to be hitting their midseason stride. That’s usually not the case – even early regular season games can be sloppy and peppered with special teams play – but in the case of Martin Jones, he sure looked comfortable stopping ...

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September 28, 2014 8:36 pm

September 28 postgame quotes: Jeff Carter

On his hat trick: I mean, my mates did a lot of the work, pucks kind of bounced to me and it just happened. It wasn’t anything special tonight. On whether it’s a “goal scorer’s gift” to be in the right spot: You go to the net, and good things are going to happen. That’s the way you score your goals, pucks drop down in your feet and you tap ...

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September 28, 2014 8:22 pm

September 28 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the penalty killing in the 4-2 win over Anaheim: The difference in the second period, for sure, five-on-three. We had some good penalty killers in the lineup tonight – Robyn and Mike on the first one. On getting Martin Jones two full preseason games: We’ll get him as much as we can because he has to get used to playing full games, so that’s why we went away from ...

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September 28, 2014 4:30 pm

Live Blog: Los Angeles at Anaheim

Los Angeles Kings 4, Anaheim Ducks 2 Final SOG: LAK – 25; ANA – 34 PP: LAK – 0/3; ANA – 0/6 LAKings.com Box Score KABC Radio Broadcast LAK starters: G Martin Jones, D Robyn Regehr, D Slava Voynov, LW Dwight King, C Mike Richards, RW Justin Williams ANA starters: G Frederik Andersen, D Hampus Lindholm, D Francois Beauchemin, LW Dany Heatley, C Ryan Getzlaf, RW Corey Perry Referees: #32 ...

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