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Penner activated, Richards placed on I.R.

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have activated forward Dustin Penner from the injured reserve list (upper body injury) and have placed forward Mike Richards on the injured reserve list (upper body injury), Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.   

Penner has missed the last nine games due to the injury, which he suffered on November 10 in a game against Vancouver.  In 14 games this season he has two points (both assists) and 25 penalty minutes.

Richards suffered his injury last night as part of the Kings’ 2-1 win against Florida at STAPLES Center.  He has played in all 25 games this season, his first with the club, and he has 20 points including a team-high 11 goals and a team-high two short-handed goals.  He also has 17 penalty minutes.  

The Kings conclude their four-game homestand tomorrow against Montreal at STAPLES Center at 12:30 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on FS West and KTLK 1150. 

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