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Kings defenseman Matt Greene gets the green light
Kings defenseman Matt Greene gets the green light

The Kings' defense has been constantly tested this season by Slava Voynov's suspension and injuries suffered by other players. But Matt Greene, who played a season-high 23 minutes and 16 seconds in the Kings' 3-2 victory over Carolina on Thursday, has been a stabilizing force during this most unstable of seasons. Coach Darryl Sutter has had to piece his defense together almost daily, but Greene has been a constant physical presence and leader beyond the "A" he wears as an alternate captain. "I think he's played really well for us," Sutter said Friday. "One thing that's a difference from last year with Greener is he's healthy. He...

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