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Lewis line seems on right track

As noted earlier, the Kings stayed with the same lines in practice this morning that they used in last night's game, meaning that the new-look line of center Trevor Lewis with wingers Kyle Clifford and Wayne Simmonds will get a second game together. That line didn't generate much offense -- it combi... Read More
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Higher-profile role for Clifford

The big ``winner,'' in terms of today's Kings line shuffling, would seem to be Kyle Clifford, who jumped from a fourth-line role to a spot on the second line alongside center Michal Handzus and right winger Dustin Brown. Clifford previously skated with Handzus on the third line, so there will be som... Read More
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Canada’s loss is Kings’ gain

We've been following the World Junior Championships here, and it's easy to forget that Kyle Clifford could easily be in Buffalo right now playing in that tournament. Clifford doesn't turn 20 until next month, so he was eligible for the World Juniors -- and participated in a summer training camp for ... Read More
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Clifford settling in on third line

From the start of the season, Kyle Clifford impressed with his energy and willingness to learn and improve. Clifford's on-ice comfort level has seemed to rise by the week, and it's showing itself in the statistics as well. Clifford seems to have settled into a third-line role with center Michal Hand... Read More
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Clifford postgame quotes

Kyle Clifford's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) CLIFFORD: ``We're pretty disappointed in ourselves here. We need to come out and play more consistent. We need to play as a team better. Our all-around game, there's no excuses. We just have to be better.'' (on the toughness of back-to-back ga... Read More
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A young goal, and a big one

When Oscar Moller scored a second-period goal last night, the combined age of the goal was only 61. Moller is 21, and the assists came from 19-year-old Kyle Clifford and 21-year-old Drew Doughty. That brings into focus how young the Kings' roster really is, and that goal was a product of three playe... Read More
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Flying fists, up close and personal

First of all, this is as close as I ever want to get to fighting Kyle Clifford… A Kings videographer was shooting footage at ice level during last night's game, captured this footage of the fight between Clifford and Calgary's Tim Jackman, and slowed it down a bit to give a close look. It's definite... Read More
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Clifford postgame quotes

Kyle Clifford's postgame thoughts… (on his first NHL goal…) CLIFFORD: ``Hopefully they don't have video of it, so I can describe it a little bit better. It was an ugly goal, but it was good to get the first one off my back, and it even makes it better that we won tonight.'' (on winning after ... Read More