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Greene, Mitchell updates

As posted earlier, the Kings are hopeful that Matt Greene will be cleared today to play, and that Greene will be able to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Anaheim. ``He's going to do his baseline testing here today, this afternoon, so he will be ready to go, post-holidays,'' Terry Murra... Full Story
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What to do on defense?

As discussed earlier, Willie Mitchell's return to the Kings' lineup is likely only a matter of days away, at which point -- barring another injury between now and then -- the Kings will be faced with a lineup choice. Which defenseman will Mitchell replace? The most obvious answer is either Alec Mart... Full Story
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Call him Dr. Scuderi?

It has been suggested here, and elsewhere, that two of the Kings' players -- Michal Handzus and Rob Scuderi -- seem to have teammate-elevating powers because of their strong, responsible veteran play. Forwards always seem to look better when they're skating with Handzus, and same goes with defenseme... Full Story
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Same look on defense

After today's practice, Terry Murray said he intends to use the same defensive lineup against Calgary on Thursday that he used against Detroit on Saturday. That means Rob Scuderi paired with Drew Doughty, Peter Harrold paired with Jack Johnson and Alec Martinez paired with Matt Greene. That leaves D... Full Story