Mitchell, Ponikarovsky out

The Kings have announced that defenseman Willie Mitchell will miss approximately 4 to 6 weeks with a fractured wrist and Alexei Ponikarovsky will miss approximately 4 weeks with a broken finger. Both injuries were suffered during Saturday’s game against Nashville, and a team spokesman said that neither player is expected to require surgery. The injuries were probably pretty apparent to those who attended Tip-A-King yesterday… The Kings will be back on the ice for practice tomorrow at 10 a.m.

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