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Kings Need Defense

Rich Hammond at Inside the Kings spoke with Kings GM Dean Lombardi tonight.  Some highlights from that conversation:

—The Kings were right there on Brad Stuart, and apparently didn’t have a problem with either the term or the money, but Stuart decided that he wanted to play for the Red Wings. To this, Lombardi basically tipped his hat and said, ``I can’t blame him for that.’‘

—Lombardi still has his eye on a defenseman who, in his words, fits with both the present and the future. He’s not at liberty to name names, obviously, but I don’t think it’s hard to do some reading between the lines, right?

—Rob Blake is still there as a strong possibility, and discussions are ongoing.

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Los Angeles Kings, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: brad+stuart, dean+lombardi, free+agents, rob+blake

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