February 2012 - LA Kings Insider
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A look back at 2003 draft

Not that anyone really forgets this, but this week served as good reminder of just how impressive the 2003 NHL Draft was. Monday's game at Nashville featured four players from the first round of that draft -- Ryan Suter (No. 7), Jeff Carter (No. 11), Dustin Brown (No. 13) and Mike Richards (No. 24) ... Full Story
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Postgame notes (Feb. 28)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings earned a split of their quick two-game road trip, as they beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center. -- The Kings have reached the four-goal mark in 15 of their 64 games this season, and have a 13-0-2 record in those ga... Full Story
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The view from Minnesota

The Minnesota Wild are not out of the Western Conference playoff race, not by any stretch of the imagination, given that they’re only five points behind eighth-place Dallas, but the Wild missed a huge opportunity last night. They could have moved ahead of Calgary and moved within one point of the 10... Full Story
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The Key Three: Feb. 28

Sports are full of ``go figure’’ moments and games. Consider the past two days for the Kings. They went into Nashville, worked hard, put 31 shots on goal and came away with only a late consolation goal and a loss. Then, last night, in the first minute, Slava Voynov essentially lobbed a shot toward t... Full Story
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Scouting the Wild

This is the third of four meetings this season between the Kings and the Minnesota Wild. The teams split two games in Los Angeles, with the Kings winning 5-2 on Nov. 12 and the Wild winning 4-2 on Dec. 8. Jonathan Quick started both of those games for the Kings, but Jonathan Bernier gets the call to... Full Story
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Increased role for Voynov

Much of the focus in the past few days has been on Jeff Carter, and how his arrival might impact the Kings’ forwards, but just as important is how Slava Voynov fits in as Jack Johnson’s full-time replacement, in the second defensive pair with Willie Mitchell. It’s not a role with which Voynov is ent... Full Story