The pruning of the Los Angeles Kings 2011 training cam roster continues.
This has to be good news for Russian defeseman Slava Voynov, who is hoping to join the team on their season opening trip to Europe.
At the same time, it’s another disappointment for Hickey, the Kings first round pick at the 2007 NHL Draft.
Just a few weeks ago, Hickey spoke with MayorsManor about the pressure he was feeling camp this year – that article, along with coach Terry Murray’s reaction to his comments can be found here. The former Team Canada captain and WHL standout also did a more in-depth interview (linked here) right before last season’s AHL playoffs got underway.
More notes from Vegas later this afternoon.