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Smyth, Simmonds updates

Ryan Smyth was getting treatment, post-practice, so there was no immediate word on his condition after he got hit by a slap shot. Terry Murray said he thought Smyth might have been hit in the hamstring area, near the back or side of the leg. The afternoon went far better for Wayne Simmonds, and M... Read More
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Major pain for Smyth

Ryan Smyth left the ice in significant pain after getting hit by a slap shot somewhere on the leg while playing the front of the net. Smyth was able to get to the locker room under his own power but was yelling out in pain. That brought an abrupt end to practice, so we'll see if there are updates on... Read More
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Kings postgame quotes

(Trying to push this through with the blog problems…going to lump the quotes together tonight, hoping we make it!) RYAN SMYTH (on the game…) SMYTH: ``We thought we got off to a good start in the first period, but the second periods, we've had some troubles, for whatever reason it is. We've ju... Read More
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Can they recapture the magic?

So far this season, Terry Murray has used nine different first-line combinations at the starts of games. He began with Ryan Smyth, Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown. Andrei Loktionov replaced Smyth. Brad Richardson replaced Loktionov. Scott Parse replaced Richardson. Richardson reclaimed his spot after ... Read More
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Second line: will it work again?

The likely debut of Marco Sturm tomorrow also means the likely return of the line of Ryan Smyth, Jarret Stoll and Justin Williams. That line was put together before the third game of the season, and over the next 21 games it was often the Kings' best line. During those 21 games, Williams had eight g... Read More
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Smyth, Brown boost power play

Following its 1-for-9 effort against Minnesota on Dec. 11, the Kings' power play ranked 27th in the NHL in efficiency, at 14.4 percent. In the three games since, the Kings have gone 4-for-11 on the power play, a success rate of 36.4 percent. Three of the Kings' last five power-play goals have co... Read More
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) SMYTH: ``We were disappointed with our last game, in St. Louis, and we wanted to come out with a little conviction tonight. I thought we did that right from the outset. Obviously, 15 seconds into the game, that gives the team a boost.'' (on jumpi... Read More
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Smyth postgame quotes

Ryan Smyth's postgame thoughts… (on not capitalizing after tying the game…) SMYTH: ``We gained a little momentum there. I thought we were competing. We were finding ways to get the puck to the net and getting some rebounds. For whatever reason, we let off. I thought it was a good battle for most... Read More
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Lombardi talks about Detroit loss

I caught up with Dean Lombardi at practice today, to get his thoughts on what happened to the Kings last night in Detroit... Question: Was there a lack of killer instinct last night? It seemed like, going into the second period, you could have put them away, but it went completely the other way...... Read More