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There's still some concern around the Kings in regard to the status of star winger Jeff Carter, but the team was able to exhale a bit after Carter underwent an MRI on his injured ankle Monday morning.
The test revealed a deep bone bruise on the ankle but no fracture or structural damage.
Carter missed his third consecutive game when the Kings beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Monday, and it's not yet known when he might be able to return to the lineup. The Kings have two regular-season games remaining, starting with Thursday's home game against San Jose.
Carter is officially considered day-to-day by the team, and coach Darryl Sutter indicated he won't spend much time fretting about Carter's return date.
"It really doesn't have any impact, other than that we miss him in the lineup," Sutter said. "What the results are, it doesn't really matter. He's getting better. They're not going to amputate, I don't think, or anything like t...
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The Los Angeles Kings will be without the services of center Jeff Carter for Thursday's game against the Pacific Division rival San Jose Sharks, coach Darryl Sutter said.
Carter will miss his fourth straight contest with a deep bone bruise in his ankle. The Kings (40-27-13), who have posted a 2-0-1 mark in that stretch, can secure a postseason berth on Thursday.
Slava Voynov broke a scoreless tie 34 seconds into the third period and
Jonathan Quick posted his league-leading 10th shutout as host Los
Angeles took a two-point lead in the Pacific Division.Dwight
King added an insurance marker with 2:32 remaining as the Kings moved
two points ahead of Phoenix, three in front of San Jose and four clear
of Dallas in the crowded Pacific...
Jonathan Quick made 19 saves in his NHL-leading 10th shutout, Slava Voynov scored in the opening minute of the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings moved closer to their second division title in franchise history with a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Dwight King also scored with 2:32 to play for the Kings, who began a frantic final week in the Pacific Division...
High in the rafters above the west end of Staples Center hangs the legacy of the Los Angeles Lakers: 11 championship banners, a banner depicting the Minneapolis Lakers' NBA titles, and seven retired jerseys.
Adjacent to the Lakers' display is a smaller though prominent depiction of the Los Angeles Kings' history. Above the five retired numbers Rogie Vachon's 30...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick made 19 saves in his NHL-leading 10th shutout, Slava Voynov scored in the opening minute of the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings moved closer to their second division title in franchise history with a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Dwight King also scored with 2:32 to play for the Kings, who began a frantic final week...
After 80 games, nothing has been settled in the Pacific Division, with the top three teams separated by one point.
Although first place is up for grabs, the Los Angeles Kings control their own fate. They can significantly hurt the San Jose Sharks' chances of securing a fifth straight division title Thursday night in the opener of a season-ending home-and-home series at Staples...
Here we go again with another edition of Pick The Winner for Monday, April 2nd.
A slow day in the NHL with only 1 game on the board, but I do have a play going.
Edmonton Oilers @ Los Angeles Kings - KINGS -1.5 [Puck Line] (+127) (Note: I'm risking 1 unit to win 1.27 units)
These two teams met again after their Friday night meeting...