Fiset Seems the Odd Man Out

Now that the ice particles have settled after Tuesday's NHL trading deadline, the issue for the Kings is no longer who they traded, but who stayed in goal. It's crowded in the net now that the Kings will go the rest of the way with three goalies: Felix Potvin, Jamie Storr and Stephane Fiset.

Potvin is the clear No. 1, but Coach Andy Murray also says there is a clear No. 2, and that is Storr.

"Jamie has been here all year, and I told Jamie he'll be dressing as the backup and if anyone goes in and plays, it'll be him."

Fiset has been hurt nearly all season and even though he played well in a two-game rehabilitation stint at Lowell, Murray wants to keep the Potvin-Storr tandem unchanged.

"Steph has a great attitude," Murray said.

Fiset was a healthy scratch against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

The Kings didn't really want to carry three goalies, it just worked out that way. It probably isn't going to be a three-man show next season, though.

"That's an issue we will be reviewing. . . . We'll have some options available to us this summer," General Manager Dave Taylor said.

Potvin is in the last year of his contract and will be a restricted free agent.


Teemu Selanne skated for the first time with his new team and now Shark Coach Darryl Sutter has to figure out when the former Mighty Duck will be ready to go in a game.

Selanne, out five games because of arthroscopic knee surgery, might be in uniform Saturday at Staples Center against the Kings, but the odds are he will make his Shark debut Sunday at the San Jose Arena against the Detroit Red Wings.

And if you're marking it on your calendar, Selanne and the Sharks play the Ducks on March 29 at San Jose Arena.

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