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The Hockey News: Western Conference predictions

10. Los Angeles. I hate for you to think I’m underestimating the Kings, because I’m not. The job Terry Murray did behind L.A.’s bench last year was phenomenal, their blueline has the potential to be one of the league’s best and individual talents such as Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty are only getting…

Kings Roster Down to 31

*waiver-exempt ^juniors eligibility remaining GOALIES (will re-assign 1) Erik Ersberg Jonathan Bernier* Jonathan Quick* DEFENSEMEN (will re-assign 2-4; depending on how Harrold is employed) Drew Doughty Matt Greene Jack Johnson Sean O’Donnell Rob Scuderi Joe Piskula* Andrew Campbell* Alec Martinez* Thomas Hickey* Davis Drewiske* FORWARDS (will re-assign 4-5) Ryan Smyth Anze Kopitar Jarret Stoll Justin…

Moller vs. Stoll

There’s been quite a bit of talk about Oscar Moller being the odd man out this fall. It goes something like this: Purcell is having a great camp and it appears he will be given first crack at LW on the second line, with Stoll and Brown. Moller, meanwhile, is small and slight and easy…

Roster I Wish Were Possible

Smyth/Kopitar/Williams Purcell/Moller/Brown Frolov/Handzus/Simmonds Clune/Stoll/Westgarth (Harrold, Lewis) Johnson/Scuderi Doughty/Greene Hickey/SOD (Drewiske) Bernier Quick Or, as I like to think of it: 25/35/25 20/20/30 35/20/15 5/15/5  

Matthew Barry – Will Jarret Stoll Be Ready To Start the Season?

From Matthew Barry: In an interview with Team 1260 this afternoon, Kings centerman and faceoff specialist Stoll admitted he had arthritis in his knee, wrist and elbows (at the tender age of 27), to the point where he couldn’t move. He’s currently under medication and plans to be ready for the start of the season…

This year, that’s a typo…

…every other year since 2002, it’s not a typo, it’s policy: [The arrival of Scuderi and Smyth] appears to be a message from GM Dean Lombardi that the Kings are no longer building for the future, that anything less than the franchise’s first playoff appearance since 2002 is acceptable. via No Pressure, Anze: LA’s Rise…