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by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have recalled goaltender Yutaka Fukufuji from the ECHL's Reading Royals, Monarchs Director of Hockey Operations Hubie McDonough announced today.

Fukufuji, 24, has appeared in 10 games with the Royal so far this season collecting a record of 3-3-0, a goals-against-average of 3.19 and a save-percentage of .898 in 451 minutes of playing time. The 6-foot-1, 186-pound native of Tokyo, Japan, played in two games with the Monarchs during the 2005-06 season registering a 1-1-0 record, a 3.00 goals-against-average and a .923 save-percentage. Fukufuji was selected by the Kings in the eighth-round (238th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

The Monarchs will host the Springfield Falcons for the first time this season on Friday, December 1 with a 7:35 p.m. face-off. Catch all of the play-by-play action of Monarchs hockey with Ken Cail on the Monarchs Radio Network WGIR-AM 610 and at Watch the game live on B2 Networks for just $6 per game. Log onto and click on the link to B2 Networks ten minutes prior to each Monarchs game to watch the game live!

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