Seabrook out tonight

Chicago coach Joel Quenneville just addressed the media and said that defenseman Brent Seabrook will not play tonight, although Quenneville declined to say whether Seabrook has a concussion, calling it an “upper-body injury.”

Seabrook had to leave Wednesday’s game in the second period after a big hit from Anaheim’s James Wisniewski, who got an eight-game suspension. That led to some, um, interesting comments from Ducks GM Bob Murray, who today a conference call said, “I played in Chicago a long time. … It used to be a black-and-blue town. It didn’t have whiners” and “I strongly suggest Joel worries about his goaltending and stops trying to run the NHL.”

Asked about those comments a couple minutes ago, a clearly steamed Quenneville said, “I did hear about it, and it doesn’t deserve a comment.”

Back to the Kings… If you need to catch up on today’s news and notes, please check out my LAKings.com notebook…

Kings notebook (March 18)

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