SAN JOSE -- The fluke injury taking
Mitchell, as expected, won't play in the decisive Game 7 on Wednesday night at SAP Center. He appeared to fall awkwardly after chasing after a loose puck and it is being called a lower-body injury.
Taking his place is veteran stay-at-home defenseman
"It's always fun. It's always fun to play," Greene said. "A high-stakes game like this, I'll just come in and try and help out."
Kings Coach Darry Sutter confirmed the moves after Wednesday's morning skate. Also, the team recalled defenseman
Greene's lone appearance, in Game 2, did not go well as he was a minus-four. Then again, he had plenty of company in what was the Kings' worst game of the series, a 7-2 loss to the Sharks.
Greene and the other Kings were hitting the same message about what they will need to do in Game 7. The Kings are attempting to become the fourth team in
"We just have to come out and establish our game," Greene said. "Play a good forecheck game, try to limit their chances on the rush. I think we did a good job of that in Game 5. ... Hit the repeat button from Game 5."
He was limited to 38 games during the regular season and supplanted by defenseman
"No doubt it's been a tough year," teammate