LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings have activated forward Mike Richards from the injured reserve list (upper body injury), Kings PresidentGeneral Manager Dean Lombardi announced Thursday.
Richards has missed the last eight games due to the injury, which he suffered December 1 in a game against Florida. In 25 games this season, his first with the club, he has 20 points (11-9=20), 17 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating. Richards leads the club with 11 goals and two short-handed goals.
The Kings host Anaheim tonight (Thursday) at STAPLES Center at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on FS West and KTLK 1150.