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Game #41 : Kings vs. Coyotes - Thursday, 1/5/12 @ 7:30 pm PST

GAME #41 : Los Angeles KINGS vs. Phoenix COYOTES

(40 gp : 19-14-7 = 45 pts) (40 gp : 19-17-4 = 42 pts)
2nd Pacific / 8th West / 13th NHL 4th Pacific / 11th West / 21st NHL
Lost OT 1
Lost 1
56.3 %
52.5 %
11-9-2 @ Home
12-9-1 @ Away
2.10g = 30th
2.52g = 22nd
2.20g = 4th
2.62g = 10th
13.9% = 25th
13.5% = 28th
88.4% = 2nd
83.6% = 11th

Game Time: Thursday Jan./5th/2012 7:30 PM PST Location: Staples Center - Los Angeles, CA. USA
TV Broadcast: FOXSPORTS WEST (HD) : FS-A Plus (HD) : NHLN-CA (HD) : NHL CenterIce * (check your local area listings, black-out restrictions may apply)
Radio Broadcast : LA Radio Player /or KTLK 1150 AM On-Line Link
Note : * (Kings Radio Pre-Game w/ Nick Nickson & Daryl Evans on 30 min before game time, and Kings Talk on after every Home Game)
FREE Online Video Streams: FirstRowSports.TV : : : ************* : AtdheNet.TV : : : : Yahoo Online Stream : {Pay-Site} * (links to online feeds provided but not guaranteed to always be active or working.)

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Scoreboards: NHL : CBS : Yahoo : : ESPN

Can KINGS make road kill of COYOTES and regain top spot in the Pacific ?


#10 Mike Richards - #11 Anze Kopitar ‘A’ - #23 Dustin Brown ‘C’ #89 Mikkel Boedker - #22 Daymond Langkow - #19 Shane Doan ‘C’
#25 Dustin Penner - #28 Jarret Stoll - #14 Justin Williams #13 Ray Whitney - #26 Cal O‘Reilly - #17 Radim Vrbata
#15 Brad Richardson - #48 Andrei Loktionov - #22 Trevor Lewis #18 Patrick O’Sullivan - #24 Kyle Chipchura - #28 Lauri Korpikoski
#13 Kyle Clifford - #24 Colin Fraser - #47 Trent Hunter #12 Paul Bissonnette - #43 Marc Antoine-Pouloit - #14 Taylor Pyatt
{scratched} #19 Kevin Westgarth, #48 Andrei Loktionov {scratched} #37 Raffi Torres
Defense Defense
#7 Rob Scuderi - #8 Drew Doughty #3 Keith Yandle ‘A’ - #6 David Schlemko
#33 Willie Mitchell - #27 Alec Martinez #23 Oliver Ekman-Larsson - #33 Adrian Aucoin
#3 Jack Johnson - #2 Matt Greene‘A’ #16 Rostislav Klesla - #32 Michael Rozsival
{scratched} #44 Davis Drewiske, #27 Slava Voynov {scratched} #2 David Rundblad, #53 Derek Morris
Goaltending Goaltending
#32 Jonathan Quick {expected starter} #41 Mike Smith {expected starter}
#45 Jonathan Bernier #1 Jason LaBarbera

GO !!! KINGS !!! GO !!! . . . GO !!! KINGS !!! GO !!! . . . GO !!! KINGS !!! GO !!! . . .

KINGS ROYAL REPORT: Injury Updates, Stats, News & Notes

- #21 Scott Parse (LW), On LT-IR w/ Lower-body injury, will have season-ending surgery on both hips in the near future.
- #12 Simon Gagne (LW), On IR w/ Upper-Body Injury (concussion), out indefinitely.
- #27 Slava Voynov (D), Day-toDay w/ Upper-Body Injury (bruised & banged up), will sit out another game to rest up.
Current man games lost due to injury: 72

- #44 Kurt Sauer (D), On LT-IR w/ Post-concussion symptoms, Out indefinitely expected to miss the entire Season.
- #11 Martin Hanzal (C), On IR w/ Upper-Body injury (Facial Laceration), Day-to-Day, OUT for Thursday's game against Los Angeles.
- #15 Boyd Gordon (C), On IR w/ Lower-Body injury, Day-to-Day.
- #37 Raffi Torres (LW), NHL SUSPENSION for 2 games, OUT for Thursday's game against Los Angeles.
Current man games lost due to injury: 66 Standings :DIVISION : CONFERENCE : LEAGUE Team Stats: LOS ANGELES KINGS : PHOENIX COYOTES
FOX Spots - Head to Head Team Results : ( Game Day ) :
The Hockey News, FORECASTER - Tale Of The Tape : e-Media Guide 2011-12 :
L.A. Kings Home Page's : LA Times : Daily News : CBS Spotsline : TSN : Yahoo : ESPN Clubhouse : The Fourth Period : The Hockey News Magazine News (Loud & Clear, Hickey and Zatkoff Named AHL All-Stars) : News (Monarchs, Hickey and Zatkoff Named AHL All-Stars) : News (Monarchs, Zatkoff Named Reebok/AHL Goaltender Of The Month) : News (Off The Post: HAPPY NEW YEAR'S !!! Edition) : News (Off The Post: HAPPY NEW YEAR'S !!! Edition) : News (Kings place Gagne on IR) : News (Mike Richards activated) : News (Kings Hire Darryl Sutter as Head Coach) : News (Moreau Joins Manchester Monarchs) : News (Manchester Monarchs take over 1st Place) : News (LA Kings Ice Crew Calendar Release 2011-12) :|LAK|IceCrew
LA Kings: In The Media (The Hub for ALL the Latest News & Media about Our LA KINGS) : News (Quick Named NHL Star of the Week) : News (NHL approves 4-conference realignment) : News (NHL 2011-12 ALL-STAR Ballot VOTING) : (Power Rankings Week 14 - Jan 3, Kings #16 (25th last week)) : (Power Rankings Week 14 - Jan 2, Kings #15 (22nd last week)) : (Melrose On Sutter's Arrival In L.A.) : (Kings seem misguided in hiring Sutter) : (Power Rankings Week 12 - Dec 26, Kings #20 (22nd last week)) : (Darryl Sutter is ready to make some noise with the Kings) :,625592.column RECAP of Last Game, vs. COLORADO AVALANCHE : Post-Game BoxScore : AVALANCHE = 2 : KINGS = 1
[B] Post-Game Summary/Notes :
Kings Talk Radio Replay (Jan. 2nd vs. AVALANCHE) : Pre-Game Notes vs. PHOENIX COYOTES, File : *(PDF file, printable & packed full of Info!) Game Preview Link : Notebook (Jan 4 : Bernie Nicholls invited by Darryl Sutter to contribute in practice) : Notebook (Jan 3 : Loud and Clear, Kings 4-0-3 start under Sutter is making noise) : Notebook (Dec 28 : Road trip becomes family affair) : Notebook (Dec 21 : Sutter Takes on His First Practice) : Notebook (Dec 20 : Lombardi Gets His Man) :
L.A. Kings (Official Twitter) :
L.A. Kings (Official FaceBook) : ( ICECHIPS ) :

PHOENIX COYOTES: Official NHL Website : HF Coyotes Board GDT (Official Twitter) : (Official Game Day Twitter) : (FaceBook) :
Arizona Republic Newspaper, Coyotes Page : - Jim Gintonio Coyotes Blog : Coyotes .com - The Desert Dog Blog w/ Jim Vest

KINGS look to make Road-Kill out of COYOTES again and keep Winning


Originally Posted by Forward & Alternate Captain ANZE KOPITAR, on GAME :
"The goalies were on their game tonight. We had some chances and we didn’t bear down on them. It came back to bite us.
(on how the Kings can improve the power play…) I don’t know. I wish I knew right now. We’ve got to keep working on it and keep practicing on it. We’re going to break through. That’s our mindset right now, and we’ve got to keep on pushing for that. (on strong puck possession…) We’ve done that, for the most part, since Darryl got here, because he really encourages that. holding onto pucks and everything. We had a few good shifts. We had some scoring chances. We just couldn’t bury them. We had a bunch of 2-on-1s. I had a chance in overtime and I don’t know why I didn’t shoot it, but I should have put it on net, and something could happen on that. The chances are there. We just have to bear down on them. (on Varlamov’s strong game…) Yeah. Even the power-play save he made on Jack (Johnson) there. I want to say, 70 percent of the time, that’s a tap-in goal. Again, we’ve got to keep on working on it and get better at it."
Originally Posted by Defenseman ROB SCUDERI, on Team :
"(on the Brown, Richards, Kopitar line…) All three of them are good hockey players. Sometimes guys don’t mix as far as chemistry goes, but all three of those guys are just what I would call good hockey players. They move the space, they work well together and they understand the offensive zone and where we should always have a guy. I’m not surprised they connected for a nice goal. (on the upcoming games…) We’ve got a lot of conference games here coming up. If we want to climb the standings, which we do, then we’ve got to get these points all the way up to the All-Star break. I don’t remember how many conference games it is, but it’s a heavy, heavy amount. If we want to climb the standings and set ourselves up well after the All-Star break, then we’ve got to pile up some wins."
Originally Posted by Head coach DARRYL SUTTER, on S/O LOSS :
"(on whether he thought the Kings let up in the third period…) No, not at all. They’re not machines. I thought we played hard. Five (games) in eight nights. We played hard. Quite honestly, the second period, we stopped shooting. We played our game. We just stopped shooting the puck in the second. We played hard. That’s a pretty simple way of putting it. (on whether the Kings deserved a better fate…) I don’t know. When you get the opportunities, we start trying to make that little play across the net and those sort of things, in the second period, instead of putting it to the net and getting to the net. I like the percentages better when the goalie has to make the save. I don’t even know how I’d say it. We deserved a point. (on the no-goal call in the first period…) I disagree with the way we handle that. I think every puck that goes in the net, unless the whistle went, should be called a goal, and because of what we have in Toronto, then they should rule from there. You look at what we talk about, with goal scoring and offense in the league, that’s what I believe. Every puck that goes in the net, unless there’s a whistle or the act of blowing a whistle, should be a goal, and then they can rule it that way. To me, it makes more sense that way. Hey, we can critique it and look at the replay and say, `It’s a goal,’ but it shouldn’t be left to (being) inconclusive, and then the call on the ice stands. It should be the other way. That’s how I see it. (on the Kings not losing in regulation under him…) We’re just trying to battle and get everybody to play hard. Even on the tying goal they scored, Cliffy makes a mistake along the wall. It’s one of those things where you’re just trying to get him to do it right, over and over and over. You just learn from it. I don’t look three or four games back or anything like that, or ahead. I just keep it real even in there."
* ( see for more details and other game day news, notes & quotes.)



NOTE : Regarding LARGE SIZE IMAGES / YELLOW RE-SIZE IMAGE BARS ABOVE PICS, let me offer up one nice little suggestion ...
This will get rid of those pesky yellow resize bars over the top of some larger pictures ... as they annoy the hell out of me and maybe they do you also ?
- Go into/click on your "USER CP" {control Panel} up top left in the red bars
- on the left under 'Settings & Options' click on "Edit Options"
- scroll down to 'Thread Display Options', and then 'Please Select the Resize Mode'
- click on the 'Drop Down List Box' over on the Right of 'Please Select the Resize Mode'
- select it to "KEEP ORIGINAL SIZE"
- SAVE your selections !
There ... now don't that look MUCH BETTER

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