Friday practice update

As you might expect, there were a few angles to cover after practice today. Mike Richards said he was happy to hear about the Kings’ trade for Jeff Carter but had only exchanged text messages with Carter so far. Carter is en route and Darryl Sutter said he’s planning on having Carter in the lineup tomorrow. Carter will wear No. 77 with the Kings.

Dustin Brown addressed the fact that his name has surfaced in legitimate trade reports but essentially said it was part of the business and that he wasn’t distracted by it.

The Kings are expected to announce this afternoon that Willie Mitchell has agreed to a contract extension. More notes and quotes to come…

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