Found November 13, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times, Back surgery put Kings defenseman Matt Greene out for almost all of last season, and now he is expected to miss a significant period of time with an unrelated issue, an upper-body injury. The Kings were preparing paperwork on Wednesday to put Greene on long-term injured reserve, General Manager Dean Lombardi said in an interview. That mechanism is designed to give the team salary cap relief and opens up a roster spot.... Quick, who was injured late in overtime against the Sabres, is heading back to Los Angeles for evaluation, including an MRI examination.Lombardi was not sure if the injury was to Quick’s groin. Of course, everything is speculation until the test results come back. “We’re not going to know until the MRI,” Lombardi said. “Obviously, it didn’t look good. The trainers told me walking out [last night] it was not good. They don’t know until they get in there and find out what it is ... nobody knows.” a bit more...

L.A. puts Matt Greene on Injured Reserve

The Los Angeles Kings got more bad news on the teams injury front. After already losing their star goalie Jonathan Quick with an injured groin/hamstring, they have now placed defenseman Matt Greene on IR as well. The 30 year old Greene missed 43 of 48 games last year with a back injury. This is not believed to be related to his latest upper body issue. He had appeared in 15 games...

Kings' Jeff Carter could be out three more weeks

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The Kings could be without high-scoring forward Jeff Carter for at least three more weeks. Carter, who had his right foot in a walking boot because of a fracture, was re-evaluated Thursday in Los Angeles and Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi received the updated medical report later in the day. "Could be at lower end of three to six weeks," said Lombardi...

Los Angeles Kings lose more than 2 points in Buffalo

The Los Angeles Kings lost in a shootout for the first time this season and also lost Jonathan Quick. Quick was pulled with a little over 1 minute left in overtime with what is thought to be a groin or hip injury. Backup Ben Scrivens took over and did not face a shot until the shootout where he conceded 2 goals. Sabres goalie Ryan Miller was on top of his game and stopped both Kings...

Jonathan Quick Suffers Lower-Body Injury, Forced to Leave Game During Overtime (Video)

The L.A. Kings may have lost more than just the game on Tuesday night. Jonathan Quick was forced to leave the ice against the Buffalo Sabres with 1:20 to play in overtime after suffering an injury while stopping a shot. With Buffalo attacking, the Kings goaltender made a save with his left pad, but while he was retreating to the post, he slid awkwardly into it and appeared to suffer...

Kings send goalie Quick back to Los Angeles

Jonathan Quick is headed back to Los Angeles. The Kings goalie suffered a lower-body injury in overtime during Tuesday's loss to Buffalo and was sent home by the team on Wednesday for evaluation. In Quick's absence, the Kings called up goalie Martin Jones from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League and he'll join in the team in Long Island later today...

Kings lose Jonathan Quick to a ‘lower-body injury’

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick looks to have succumbed to the growing list of pad-shortened goalies who've suffered groin injuries, getting dinged in overtime during the Kings' 3-2 OT loss to Buffalo, as noted by you'll be able to watch the video after watching some sort of stupid 30-second commercial because believes that you should...

Quick has Grade 2 groin strain, return uncertain

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was diagnosed with a Grade 2 groin strain following an MRI, coach Darryl Sutter said on Thursday. Quick's return is uncertain as the timetable for an injury of this nature has a very wide range. Quick returned to Los Angeles on Wednesday, where he had the MRI. However, Quick's rehab will start right away, Sutter added. The goalie was injured...

Kings’ Jonathan Quick out with lower-body injury

Los Angeles Kings number one goaltender Jonathan Quick is out with a lower-body injury, as per Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times. The injury occurred with 1:20 left in overtime on Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres. The 27-year-old netminder has appeared in 16 games and was won 10 of them. He has posted decent numbers to start the season, with a 2.35 GAA and a .905 save...

Los Angeles Kings: Jonathan Quick leaves game with injury

Last night against the Buffalo Sabres the Los Angeles Kings cringed as star goaltender Jonathan Quick left in overtime with a lower-body injury. The play looked harmless enough; a simple slide in one direction was all it took to send…Read more →The post Los Angeles Kings: Jonathan Quick leaves game with injury appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Kings-Islanders Preview

Neither the Los Angeles Kings nor the New York Islanders have found much consistency lately. Stringing together victories could prove even more difficult moving forward without Jonathan Quick for the Kings, who turn to Ben Scrivens in net Wednesday night when they visit the Islanders. Los Angeles (11-6-1) started its four-game trip in disappointing fashion with a 3-2 shootout loss...

Kings score three in third to defeat Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Tyler Toffoli deflected in the winning goal with 1:27 left for the Los Angeles Kings, who scored three times in the third period to stun the New York Islanders 3-2 Thursday night. Toffoli tipped in Jake Muzzin's drive past surprised goalie Kevin Poulin to cap the comeback. Tanner Pearson had tied it 2-2 with 7:45 left with a power-play goal in his first...

Kings-Devils Preview

The Los Angeles Kings raised the Stanley Cup the last time they faced the New Jersey Devils - a championship run anchored by Jonathan Quick's stellar play in net. Quick won't be on the ice, however, and the stakes not nearly as high when the teams meet Friday night. With their star goaltender injured, the Kings continue their Eastern road trip when they visit the Devils...

Jonathan Quick Diagnosed With Grade 2 Groin Strain

Quick: Grade 2 groin strain. Had MRI last night. — Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) November 14, 2013   Rehab starts right away for Quick - — lisa dillman (@reallisa) November 14, 2013 Note, Miguel Cabrera had a grade 2-3 strain and had surgery recently to repair the injury.  A grade 2 strain is partial tearing of muscle fibers.
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