November 2010 - Page 29 of 29 - LA Kings Insider
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Tuesday practice update

Alexei Ponikarovsky is suffering from flu symptoms, Terry Murray said. Murray also left some doubt as to whether Ponikarovsky would be able to play Thursday. Murray said Scott Parse is on track to play Thursday, and in that first-line role with Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar. Drew Doughty is still ... Full Story
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Today’s lines

Andrei Loktionov and Alexei Ponikarovsky are not on the ice this morning, quite possibly for two very different reasons. I'll get status reports ASAP. Here's how the Kings are skating... Parse-Kopitar-Brown Smyth-Stoll-Williams Richardson-Handzus-Simmonds Clifford/Schenn/Westgarth/Lewis Defense is... Full Story
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Staying with the plan

Entering tonight's games, Jonathan Quick is tied for the league lead with seven wins, is third in the league in save percentage at .936 -- behind leader Tim Thomas and his ridiculous .984 -- and fourth in the league in goals-against average, at 1.84. Before the season, Terry Murray was firm in sayin... Full Story
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Watching the numbers

It's hard to argue against the Kings' 8-3-0 start, but it's still worth noting a somewhat-surprising trend in the area of shots on goal against. That's a statistic that Terry Murray has prided himself, and his team, on since his arrival, and last season the Kings ranked third in the NHL, allowing a ... Full Story
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Injury updates

Here's more on the progress of the Kings' two injured-list players, Drew Doughty and Scott Parse. Doughty, as previously noted, said he felt fine after today's skate, and presumably he remains on track to play Thursday. The intensity is picking up for Parse, who might also be on track for a return t... Full Story
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Monday practice update

Today was seemingly another positive step for Drew Doughty, who said he felt fine after a full practice, plus some extra skating afterward. Doughty said he hopes to take the baseline test in the next couple days. The only real casualty of the day was Justin Williams, who took a high stick just be... Full Story