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Karlsson gets two games; Sodergran, Anderson to WJC; Doughty’s quotes; RIP Bob Crocker

TWO GAMES FOR KARLSSON | So says the Department of Player Safety on a hit in which Erik Karlsson made "the head the main point of contact on a hit where such contact was avoidable.” The DoPS' position is clear: the head is the main point of contact - “the majority of the impact is delivered to Wagne... Full Story

Doughty, team object to suspension; “We’ll stick by our player there” – Blake

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesThere was a unified voice coming from the Kings areas underneath T-Mobile Arena in the wake of Drew Doughty’s suspension for Game 2. Though much of the players’ reactions will be shared later, Doughty, Head Coach John Stevens and General Manager Rob Blake shared the same vi... Full Story

March 12 practice notes: Shattenkirk suspended two games; Bishop’s mask

Good afternoon from El Segundo, Insiders. The Kings held an optional skate that concluded with some shootout work on Ben Bishop in which Assistant Coach Davis Payne took part. Smiles were had. There were no line rushes, and neither Jordan Nolan nor Nick Shore participated. -Kevin Shattenkirk has ... Full Story