Dr. Terry Murray with the latest updates from the infirmary

Besides the fact that many guys IN the line-up haven’t been producing at their normal levels, the Kings also have several players OUT of the line-up lately.

Following practice today, coach Murray provided updates on the four players who all seem to be just days away from returning…

On Justin Williams (hand injury suffered last night) – “It’s more of a therapy day, rehab day…it is (related to being hit on the hand last night in Anaheim)…I do expect it [him to be in the line up tomorrow]. I don’t know that for absolute. He’ll get treatment today, come in tomorrow and give us a feel as to how he’s doing.

On Mike Richards (on IR following hit last Thursday) – “Progressing. That’s all I can say. That’s all I know, actually. He’s in every day, riding the bike, getting more acclimated, getting exercise and a feel for his own self…usually the players see doctors on game night. So, I’m sure they’ll have another conversation tomorrow.”

On Willie Mitchell (sore groin suffered last Thursday) – “Full practice, looks really good, skated and participated in all the drills, looked comfortable. I’ll have a conversation with him here after, to see where he’s at for tomorrow…I think after Willie goes through the practice here today, it’s going to be more important to see how he is in the morning, rather than this afternoon. We’ll make a decision after the morning skate.”

On Alec Martinez (on IR following Minnesota game on 11/12) – “Pretty close to getting going. He’s been out there the last few days in practice, doing everything and feeling pretty comfortable. So, it’s just a matter of getting everybody in here tomorrow and seeing how they’re doing.”

Asked if there was a possibility both Mitchell and Martinez would be in the line-up tomorrow, Murray said, “I don’t think so. One of the two, it’s a good possibility.”

Last hour, Murray talked at length about the Kings’ lack of scoring (link).

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

RELATED ARTICLES:

Xbox hurting Dustin Penner, but Mike Richards may be helping

Alec Martinez hopes to have money left over for sticks

Willie Mitchell and Mike Richards admit to bromance

Kings at Coyotes: what to watch for – with Justin Williams

Shop MMAOverload.com Today!

Recent Articles

Robitaille Luc

Robitaille Lays Out AHL California Story – Past, Present, Future

Several years ago, Luc Robitaille did an interview on MayorsManor where he revealed thoughts of wanting to hold an outdoor game on the beach, likely near Hermosa or Redondo. It would be a pre-season game against the Ducks because he loved the idea of doing something cool to create a media buzz for Southern California […]

LA Kings MayorsManor

Robitaille on Management Changes in Ontario

This truly has been a monumental week for hockey news in Southern California. Along with the long-awaited word of the Ontario Reign becoming an AHL franchise next season, many questions have emerged. In the first of our two-part interview with Luc Robitaille, President of Business Operations for the Los Angeles Kings, he will discuss the […]

Kings Sharks Stadium Series

Kings-Sharks Outdoor Game Coming to Theatres

According to Sharks management, there are less than 500 tickets still available for sale for the Stadium Series game coming to Levi’s Stadium next month. If you want to go, better hurry. On the other hand, if you don’t plan on being there in person, MayorsManor has learned you will now have another option to […]

Major News Items

MayorsManor Prospect Rankings 2015 Midseason

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

Yesterday, we rolled out the initial article in our three-part series looking at the midseason updates to the LA Kings top 10 prospects list. Already served up were three honorable mentions – defensemen Kevin Gravel, … [Read More...]

More Prospect News