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Quick tomorrow; injury updates

Jonathan Quick will get the start in goal tomorrow night against San Jose. Willie Mitchell and Alexei Ponikarovsky went on the ice after practice for skating and a few drills, but there's no return date set for either player. Terry Murray indicated that Ponikarovsky remains day-to-day and that Mi... Read More
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Greene, Mitchell updates

As posted earlier, the Kings are hopeful that Matt Greene will be cleared today to play, and that Greene will be able to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Anaheim. ``He's going to do his baseline testing here today, this afternoon, so he will be ready to go, post-holidays,'' Terry Murra... Read More
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Injury updates

The Kings will not disclose the nature of Willie Mitchell's injury but said that, based on today's doctor evaluation, Mitchell is considered ``week to week' and that ``the plan is for him to stay with the team and get treatment while the team is on the road.'' No word yet on whether a defenseman wil... Read More
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No update on Mitchell

After the game, Terry Murray said he had no information on the nature and/or extent of the lower-body injury that caused Willie Mitchell to leave the game in the first period. Murray said he had not yet talked to the team trainer, so we'll have to wait until tomorrow for any type of update on Mitche... Read More
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Blues 3, Kings 2; Mitchell out

The Blues took their first lead of the game with a power-play goal at the 9:46 mark, when Brad Winchester, stationed directly in front of Quick, tipped in a slap shot from Carlo Colaiacovo. The Kings also announced that defenseman Willie Mitchell is expected to miss the rest of the game with a lo... Read More
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Mitchell logs big minutes in return

Other than Jonathan Quick's 51 saves, the most eye-popping number on the stat sheet might have been Willie Mitchell's minutes played, a game-high 27:10. That figure, in itself, isn't shocking -- Mitchell regularly plays in the mid-20s -- but it is in the sense that Mitchell had been out of the lineu... Read More
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Mitchell healthy, with a new look

The wait is over for Willie Mitchell, who will go back into the Kings' lineup tonight after missing the previous 14 games with a broken wrist. Mitchell will wear a small piece of protection on his wrist -- it basically looks like an oversized wristband -- for the next couple weeks, he said, and will... Read More
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Mitchell, Richardson updates

Brad Richardson (upper-body injury) and Willie Mitchell (broken wrist) will both be out of the Kings' lineup tonight, although it's not a stretch to think that Mitchell could be back very soon. The Kings' next game is Monday at Detroit, and it's worth noting that nobody has declared that Mitchell wo... Read More
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Kings injury updates

Willie Mitchell had his wrist examined during last night's game, and Terry Murray said he got ``positive news. Now (it's) just a matter of keeping at it, keep progressing as it relates to conditioning.'' As for Brad Richardson, things are less certain. Richardson left during the first period of l... Read More
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Willie Mitchell update

Willie Mitchell took another step toward his return today. Mitchell participated in a full-team practice for the first time since he broke his wrist on Nov. 6. Afterward, he showed me the new padding he will wear on the wrist when he returns to gave action. Gone is the soft cast that covered his wri... Read More
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Mitchell close, Ponikarovsky ready

In another subtle sign that Willie Mitchell is close to returning to the Kings' lineup, he apparently took the ice today sans brace. The wrist support that Mitchell had been wearing on the ice in recent days was laying on the ground in front of Mitchell's locker while Mitchell was on the ice this mo... Read More