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The quest for the…crate?

In case anyone thinks there is no fun to be had during a tough hockey season, a very helpful reader named Philip passed this along. A few of the Kings have been participating in an informal 4-on-4 post-practice ``tournament,'' and it concluded yesterday with the team of Willie Mitchell, Davis Drewis... Full Story
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) SMYTH: ``Well, it’s done, so we put it behind us. We have 11 games left, and we are in control of our destiny. … There are no easy games; we can’t take any nights off. It’s very frustrating, and if you’re not frustrated in this room then you shouldn... Full Story
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Home, sweet home for Smyth

Tomorrow night's game will be another ``homecoming'' game for Ryan Smyth. Playing in Edmonton is big for Smyth, because he spent parts of 12 seasons with the Oilers. Playing in Calgary is special because Smyth's hometown of Banff, Alberta, is only about 90 minutes west of Calgary. At this point, a `... Full Story
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) SMYTH: ``It's obviously nice to contribute on the power play. The power play has been lacking as of late, and that can win you or lose you hockey games. Tonight, we capitalized on two, and it was a big win for us overall.'' (on any extra motivati... Full Story
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on winning back-to-back games…) SMYTH: ``This game is not only about mistakes -- least amount of mistakes wins -- but gaining some confidence as you go, and when you put a string of wins together it gives a boost to the hockey club.'' (on playing a strong over... Full Story
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) SMYTH: ``We worked hard tonight, but little mental things happen. We've got to get more traffic, especially against a goal that is on top of his game like Bryzgalov tonight. The power play is awful. We've got to be way better, and take more responsi... Full Story