December 2011 - Page 22 of 24 - LA Kings Insider
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Parse out 4-5 months after surgery

As had been expected -- initial post here -- Kings winger Scott Parse had hip surgery yesterday in Nashville and is expected to be out for 4-5 months. Parse had two goals in nine games this season but the Kings had feared, since the summer, that Parse would require further surgery. He had the other ... Read More
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Scouting the Canadiens

This is the only meeting of the season between the Kings and the Montreal Canadiens, and remember that it carries an unusual start time of 12:30 p.m. It’s been an odd season for the Canadiens, who started 1-5-2, then pushed themselves over .500 and now are 0-2-2 in their last four games. This is the... Read More
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Drewiske gets to play, not watch

Davis Drewiske has sat patiently and waited. And waited, and waited. The Kings have played 25 games this season, and Drewiske has been a healthy scratch in 24 of them. Always a quiet, friendly, polite presence in the locker room, Drewiske has gone about his work -- countless miles of conditioning sk... Read More
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Brown returns to right in new look

The loss of center Mike Richards to injury and the return of left winger Dustin Penner forced the Kings into more lineup/position shifting today. Dustin Brown moved back to right wing, with Simon Gagne and Anze Kopitar. Jarret Stoll, who had been on right wing, moves back to his natural position to... Read More
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Friday practice update

Plenty of post-practice stuff to run through... -- Mike Richards will go on injured reserve tomorrow, meaning he will be out at least seven days. Willie Mitchell will not go on injured reserve, but Terry Murray said he fears Mitchell will miss multiple games. -- Both Murray and Dean Lombardi said ... Read More
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Postgame notes (Dec. 1)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings recorded their seventh consecutive victory over the Florida Panthers, as they won 2-1 on Thursday night at Staples Center. -- Through 25 games, the Kings have 30 points (13-8-4 record), the same total as in 2010-11 (15-10-0) and 2009-10 (14-9-2... Read More
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The view from Florida

Goal scoring is suddenly a problem for the Florida Panthers, who have totaled eight goals in their last five games. Of course, in last night’s loss to the Kings they were also without first-line winger Kris Versteeg, and they nearly got at least one point thanks to a strong effort from goalie Jose T... Read More
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The Key Three: Dec. 1

Time to try something new on the blog... Instead of the traditional game recap, we’re going to try to make it short, to the point and interactive. It’s called ``The Key Three.’’ I’ll identify what I believe were the three key aspects of the game -- players, moments, situations, etc. -- tell you why,... Read More