The announcement probably will be made before Game 2 of the
Stoll did not participate in the Kings’ morning skate Thursday. Brad Richardson took Stoll’s place between left wing
“He may not be a top-two-line guy for us but he’s got a lot of fingerprints all over the game every time we have one,” defenseman
"He takes faceoffs, he's on the penalty kill, he's on the power play and key faceoffs, at the end of the game when maybe we need a goal or we don't, he does all those things. So he's got a lot of fingerprints on top of a hockey game and we're going to miss him."
The Kings didn’t have to make many lineup changes during their
"It takes a team to win a championship and we certainly have top-flight guys and they have to play at a top level for us to have a chance," Scuderi said. "But even the guys like myself, good role players, you have to be able to do your part so the other guys can do theirs. And I guess we're just going to flat-out miss him."
Richardson replacing Stoll looked to be the only lineup change for the Kings based on their configurations in the morning skate. That meant no
The Sharks will juggle their lines without Torres, who was suspended by the league pending his hearing.
Based on their lines in their morning skate on Thursday,
"We discussed a lot of different options, and I don't know if this is written in stone by any means," Sharks Coach Todd McLellan said. "We've got to start somewhere and see where it goes."
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