Originally written on Goon's World  |  Last updated 4/18/13

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 07: Matt Greene #2 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 7, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey.The Kings defeated the Devils 3-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The defending Stanley Cup Playoff champs just got some good news. Former Fighting Sioux defenseman Matt Greene is set to rejoin the L.A. Kings just in time for the Stanley Cup Playoff push. The Kings are currently sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference and are second in the Pacific Division. NHL.COM --- The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Matt Greene from the injured reserve list. Greene, 29, missed the last 42 games after suffering a mid-body injury in the season opener Jan. 19 against the Chicago Blackhawks. The 6-3, 232 pound native of Grand Ledge, Mich., played in all 82 regular season games and 20 postseason contests last season as the Kings won the franchise's first Stanley Cup.
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