NASHVILLE, Tenn. Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi's eye still looked awful, and the contrite player who inflicted the damage, Brandon Dubinsky of Columbus, found his wallet 10,000 lighter.
That was the backdrop to several other developments. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter called out his young defense following Wednesday's practice here. And, unrelated, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi made his second trade since the lockout ended, sending the once-promising Andrei Loktionov to New Jersey for a fifth-round draft pick in 2013.
Just another quiet day for the Stanley Cup champions.
There were indications of other moves. Sutter did more than hint at the potential adjustments if the defense didn't raise its level. Sutter hit that point when asked about 25-year-old defenseman Andrew Campbell, who was called up earlier in the day from the minors in Manchester, N.H.; defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk was sent back.
"Hey, we need Jake Muzzin and Alec Martinez and Davis Drewiske to ...