Posted November 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Los Angeles Kings have placed high-scoring forward Jeff Carter on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. The Kings recalled forwards Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey from the minors Saturday before their home game against Nashville. Los Angeles also announced defenseman Keaton Ellerby was claimed off waivers by Winnipeg. Carter has five goals and four assists in 14 games this season, tying with Justin Williams for the team lead in goals. The forward led the Western Conference with 26 goals last season. The Kings haven't specified the nature of Carter's injury, but he was wearing a walking boot Friday at practice. Ellerby still hadn't played for the Kings this season. Los Angeles acquired him from Florida for a draft pick in February.

Kings put forward Jeff Carter on injured reserve

Forward Jeff Carter, who shares the Kings' goal-scoring lead with five goals, was placed on injured reserve Friday morning because of a lower-body injury. He's expected to be out for at least a week, and possibly longer. The NHL does not require teams to be specific when announcing injuries. Carter, who has been playing center most of this season but has also played on the...

A Disappointed Darryl Sutter After Practice Today

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Jason Lewis: Jeff Carter to IR, Ellerby Waived, In Come Toffoli and Vey

Well, we all expected a roster move after about a week of speculation. While one aspect of it is pretty predictable, the other one is kind of a shock. Today the Kings waived defenseman Keaton Ellerby who had yet to play in a regular season game, and they put Jeff Carter, who is tied for the team lead in goals, on IR. In their steed comes the young guns of Tyler Toffoli and Linden...

Kings activate Fraser after 3-game absence, assign Vey to minors

Forward Colin Fraser has been activated by the Los Angeles Kings after a three-game absence with an apparent concussion. The Kings reassigned forward Linden Vey to their AHL affiliate in Manchester on Thursday. Fraser has one point in 17 games for the Kings this season, but has been out for a week after getting hit by Toronto's Frazer McLaren on Dec. 11. The two-time Stanley...

Kings Roster Moves by   Jack Weber

The Kings made some moves today, placing Keaton Ellerby on waivers, Jeff Carter on injured reserve, and calling up forwards Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey from their AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs. As for the Ellerby move, it’s hardly surprising, and it makes sense. Ellerby’s an expendable player, one who was only re-signed as insurance and a little more depth [...]

Kings' Stoll day-to-day with upper-body injury

Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, coach Darryl Sutter told reporters after practice Sunday. Stoll played just two shifts of the second period in the game Saturday against the Nashville Predators. The Kings are also without center Jeff Carter (foot), who was placed on injured reserve Friday.

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The Bulldog is a staple of professional wrestling. Basically, the wrestler takes his opponent by the head and slams the opponent's face into the mat. The wrestler drops on his back with his opponent in a head lock, pulling his opponent down with him by the head. Obviously, Kyle Clifford needed to add a step, namely "do this while wearing skates on ice" and as made...

Predators-Kings Preview

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