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Kings activate Zeiler from IR, loan him to Manchester

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have activated forward John Zeiler from the injured reserve list and have loaned him to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL) for conditioning.  The Kings have also assigned forward Matt Moulson to Manchester, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
 
Zeiler, who will turn 26 on November 21, was placed on the injured reserve list October 3 with a groin strain.  Last season the 6-0, 204-pound native of Jefferson Hills, Pa. recorded one point (0-1=1) and 23 penalty minutes with the Kings.  With Manchester last season he recorded 12 points (6-6=12) and 40 penalty minutes in 45 regular season games and two points (0-2=2) and eight penalty minutes in four playoff games.  Zeiler was originally selected by Phoenix in the fifth round (132nd overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on February 17, 2007.
 
Moulson, who turned 25 on Saturday, has played in seven games with the Kings this season, recording one point (1-0=1) and two penalty minutes.  Last season, the 6-1, 206-pound native of North York, Ontario recorded nine points (5-4=9) and four penalty minutes in 22 games with the Kings.  With Manchester last season he recorded 56 points (28-28=56) and 29 penalty minutes in 57 regular season games and two points (2-0=2) and four penalty minutes in four playoff games.  Moulson was originally selected by Pittsburgh in the ninth round (263rd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on September 1, 2006. 
 
The Kings continue their season-high seven-game homestand tomorrow (Tuesday) against Anaheim at 7:30 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on FS West, KLAC AM 570 and along the Kings Radio Network.
 
Following tomorrow night’s game against the Ducks, the Kings will have three more games remaining on their homestand (all games will begin at 7:30 p.m.):
Thursday vs. Florida
Saturday vs. St. Louis – Salute to Heroes Night, Law Enforcement
Tuesday, November 11 vs. Dallas
 
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