2009 - LA Kings Insider
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Handzus postgame quotes

Michal Handzus' postgame thoughts... (on coming back after the late night...) HANDZUS: ``It was desperation, mostly. We lost four in a row, and we want to get back in the race. Obviously we lost three close games, and we knew we didn't play that bad. We just had to step it up a little bit more, a... Full Story
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on winning after the late night...) MURRAY: ``That's a character win. That's digging in and playing with the right kind of an attitude to get back in the win column. Just building off the momentum of the last couple games. We talked about that. They were good ... Full Story
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Scuderi postgame quotes

Rob Scuderi's postgame thoughts.... (on the game...) SCUDERI: ``We didn't take stupid penalties, especially in the offensive zone. I thought our forwards did a great job of cycling the puck down low, which really made it tough for their D to get the puck back. We just took it to them all night. T... Full Story
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts... (on scoring a goal...) SMYTH: ``I was pretty excited. Obviously when you miss a chunk of games, you want to feel like you're contributing and being a part. When I scored, it was pretty exciting. It was big. We scored on the power play and we contributed that way,... Full Story
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FINAL: Kings 5, Wild 2

Alexander Frolov scored two goals, including one into an empty net with 1:38 remaining, as the Kings broke their four-game losing streak and ended the first half of their season (and the calendar year) with a victory. Brad Richardson, Ryan Smyth and Michal Handzus also scored goals and Jonathan Quic... Full Story
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Kings 4, Wild 1

The Kings continued their scoring early in the second period. In a delayed-penalty situation, the Kings controlled the puck, then Alexander Frolov fed a perfect cross-ice pass to Michal Handzus, whose one-timer from the right side beat Backstrom 3:17 into the second period for a 4-0 lead. The Wild... Full Story
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Kings 2, Wild 0

The Kings took a two-goal lead with 4:11 left in the period with more nice work in front of the net. Michal Handzus centered the puck from the corner. Alexander Frolov, all alone in front, first had the puck poked away by goalie Niklas Backstrom, then had a shot blocked by a defender, then shot over... Full Story
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Kings 1, Wild 0

The Kings took the lead after some good play around the net. Scott Parse sent the puck to the net, and Brad Richardson, parked in front, fought off defenders and took two or three whacks at the puck before he scored, 6:35 into the first period. Wayne Simmonds and Davis Drewiske picked up assists.... Full Story