Blake Wheeler

Kings' Marian Gaborik shares good news about his anticipated season debut

Kings' Marian Gaborik shares good news about his anticipated season debut

Marian Gaborik graduated to purple. Can black-and-white be far behind?

When the Kings resumed practice Tuesday with color-coded lines, Gaborik donned a purple jersey with Jussi Jokinen and Jonny Brodzinski as the trio went through drills as the fourth line. Gaborik indicated he is on the cusp of a return from a knee procedure that has kept him out all season.

“I’m getting real close,” the veteran right wing said. “It was good to be on a line in practice and be on every repetition. It was definitely good to be out there and ramp everything up.”

Gaborik wouldn’t say if he could jump into a game yet but...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
46°