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Slava Voynov's domestic violence trial delayed until next week

Slava Voynov's domestic violence trial delayed until next week
Slava Voynov, shown with the Kings on Oct. 24, 2013, faces a maximum of nine years in state prison if convicted of a domestic violence charge. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

A judge postponed Kings defenseman Slava Voynov's trial on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles Superior Court until next week because of a scheduling conflict by the prosecutor.

Voynov's trial, originally scheduled to begin Monday at the Torrance courthouse, will instead start March 10.

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Voynov's attorneys objected to the delay, but Judge Eric C. Taylor consented to Deputy Dist. Atty. Frank Dunnick's request to reschedule the trial because of a conflict with another case.

The judge also said that he will not allow video or photographs during the proceedings.

Voynov, who has pleaded not guilty, faces a maximum of nine years in state prison if convicted. He remains suspended indefinitely with pay.

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