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Willie Mitchell still wants to play, but future with Kings is unknown
Willie Mitchell still wants to play, but future with Kings is unknown

Will the wit, wisdom and considerable penalty-killing skills of defenseman Willie Mitchell be on display for the Kings next season? The 37-year-old has won the Stanley Cup twice with the Kings in the last three seasons. In fact, Mitchell hasn't lost a playoff series since 2011. He missed last season because of two knee surgeries. Mitchell will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He undoubtedly would be looking for more than a one-year deal, yet teams are often reluctant to offer terms beyond that to a player in his age group. On Tuesday, Mitchell said that there have been informal discussions with Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi. Mitchell was at El Segundo with his...

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