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Kings use emergency-roster exemption before facing Penguins
Kings use emergency-roster exemption before facing Penguins

Hockey limbo could have been the best description for the Kings' situation the last few days. Because the Kings played short-handed in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Flyers, they were able to use an emergency-roster exemption. They will recall winger David Van der Gulik from their minor league affiliate in Manchester, N.H., according to Kings assistant general manager Rob Blake. Van der Gulik, 31, was signed by the Kings as a free agent in July. He has 48 games of NHL experience, mostly with the Colorado Avalanche organization. His first NHL stop was with the Calgary Flames. He is scheduled to join the Kings in Pittsburgh on Thursday morning. This move came after days of trying to get...

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