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David Van der Gulik's return to NHL comes under unusual circumstances
David Van der Gulik's return to NHL comes under unusual circumstances

The phone call never gets old. Especially when it is unexpected. David Van der Gulik joined the Kings here Thursday morning in Pittsburgh on emergency recall and the 31-year-old forward will make his Kings debut Thursday night. He took line rushes with center Andy Andreoff and Jordan Nolan at the morning skate. Injured Kings forwards Marian Gaborik, Anze Kopitar and Trevor Lewis are not ready to return and stayed on the ice for extra work this morning. Additionally, goalie Martin Jones is expected to make his second start of the season, meaning Jonathan Quick should face Detroit on Friday. But Van der Gulik's arrival was a curious turn of events. "I was really surprised,...

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