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Newz Forum: HOCKEY: Kings add D Visnovsky to long list of injured regulars

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posted on Feb, 3 2004 @ 07:43 PM
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The list of injured LA Kings continues to grow. LA placed defensemen Lubomir Visnovsky on injured reserve due to a shoulder injury suffered on Saturday Feb 1st. Despite having a large number of key players injured, LA is in 8th in the West but clinging to a 1 point lead over the Blues.
 

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The move was made retroactive to Sunday. Taking Visnovsky's roster spot is right wing John Tripp, who was activated from injured reserve.

Visnovsky joins fellow defenseman Aaron Miller and wingers Ziggy Palffy and Martin Straka on the IR. The Kings also have been without center Jason Allison and winger Adam Deadmarsh all season due to post-concussion injuries.


This is a team that could be fighting for number one in the West. But with all the injuries they are going to have a tough time just holding onto a playoff spot. Injuries have plagued the Kings for the past few seasons. Last year, several of their top scorers missed a majority of the season. I just hope that injuries are not what keep the Kings out of the post season.

[Edited on 2/3/2004 by Ben]



Ben

posted on Feb, 4 2004 @ 06:50 PM
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how do you think they will hold up down the road to the playoffs?



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