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On to Montreal.
This is real bad:
5-on-5 shot attempt spread, Kings (1) vs Jets (2), October 9 pic.twitter.com/r4KKDInuPD— The Faceoff Circle (@faceoffcircleca) October 10, 2018
Jack Campbell’s career’s taken some twists and turns but he finally looks ready to make his mark on the NHL. [Los Angeles Times]
With Peter Budaj up with the Kings, rookie goaltender Cole Kehler has been recalled to the AHL. Kehler and Petersen are the only right-handed catching goalie tandem in the league. [Reign Insider]
Everyone knows Ilya Kovalchuk has a great shot. But did you also know how great he was at passing? [Los Angeles Daily News]
Get prepped for the Ontario Reign’s home opener on Friday with these highlights from their comeback win over Stockton:
Did you miss our THRILLING comeback against Stockton over the weekend? Well you're in luck - We've got the highlights for you here from the 6-5 overtime win! pic.twitter.com/b7E266b9YJ— Ontario Reign (@ontarioreign) October 9, 2018
Columbus Blue Jacket Jeff Carter makes an appearance in this compilation of pieces about “the worst team I ever covered”. [The Athletic]
With last night’s appearance, Drew Doughty set a new franchise record for consecutive games played — 331. [Kings Insider]
Elsewhere in the World
If Seattle is the last city to get an NHL expansion team for the foreseeable future, where does that leave Quebec City, which is ready to welcome hockey back with open arms. [Washington Post]
The Worcester - formerly Boston - Blades have struggled ever since the NWHL pulled away all of their star players. Is this the year they start to bounce back? [The Ice Garden]
The NHL Network will air 15 AHL games this season, including the All-Star Skills Competition and the game itself. [AHL]
Rivals on the Olympic stage, Hilary Knight and Marie-Philip Poulin are learning to become teammates. [Eyes on the Prize]
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