February 2010 - Page 13 of 15 - LA Kings Insider
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There is no update

I have checked, and there is no concrete update on the Kings' pursuit of Ilya Kovalchuk. The process is ongoing, as it is with several other teams, it seems. If you'd like innuendo and speculation, there are plenty of places to go. If I get any updates of substance, I'll post them. If not, I won't. ... Read More
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Johnson's comfort level

A lot has been made of Jack Johnson's plus-minus rating, and after years of covering hockey, I still don't know exactly what to make of that statistic, but that's a debate for another time. Whatever you make of it, if you put any value on it at all, it's probably worth noting that Johnson is plus-2 ... Read More
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Can't let up now

No real practice for the Kings today. About five or six guys were on the ice, but for everyone else, it was off-ice workouts and meetings. That's not to say, though, that the Kings' attention wasn't brought to a certain area. There's a lot of good feelings, with the team on a seven-game winning st... Read More
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Feb. 2 game notes

Here are some notes after last night's game... -- The Kings have won seven consecutive games, one short of the franchise record set in 1991-92 and 1972-73. This is the Kings' first seven-game winning streak since Feb. 18-March 2, 1991. -- The Kings, at 34-19-3, have 71 points. That's the second-... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on the win...) MURRAY: ``That's a real hard game, and it was a tremendous effort. The players take that into the room at the start of the game. They understand that there's a responsibility to come out and play hard. We knew we would have a good crowd here to... Read More
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts... (on winning the first home game after the long road trip...) I think we came out, right off the hop, pretty good. Obviously there were all the scenarios, with the long flight, but I thought that we responded really well right away. Obviously they caught up to our... Read More
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Greene postgame quotes

Matt Greene's postgame thoughts... (on the Kings' defensive effort...) GREENE: ``I think we did a good job of keeping them to the outside and not giving them too many rebounds. That was maybe not the most exciting game, but it works, and that's what we've got to do here if we want to be successfu... Read More
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Kings 2, Rangers 1

New York pulled within one goal with 2:37 remaining in the third period. Erik Christensen took the puck up the right side and fed a backhand pass to the front of the Kings' net. Marian Gaborik narrowly beat Matt Greene to the front of the net and knocked the puck past Quick.... Read More
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Kings 2, Rangers 0

The Kings took a 2-0 lead with 8:46 remaining in the third period. Dustin Brown came up with the puck in the neutral zone and showed great patience by holding onto it, as Ryan Smyth went to the front of the net. Brown sent a soft, short pass to Smyth, who beat Lundqvist with a close-range wrist shot... Read More