KINGS RECALL TAMBELLINI; PARROS PLACED ON IR
Tambellini, 21, was selected by the Kings in the first-round (27th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He led the Monarchs with 14 goals and 25 points (14-11=25) in 18 games this season, with the 14 goals tied for second in the AHL and his 25 points tied for sixth in the league. In addition, the 5-11, 186-pound native of Calgary, Alberta, has eight penalty minutes and a plus-11 rating. Tambellini, in his first pro season, will join the Kings in Chicago and wear jersey No. 51.
Parros, 25, was injured in a game against Vancouver on November 17. The 6-5, 232-pound rookie out of Washington, Pennsylvania, has missed the club's last five games with the injury. Parros has four points (1-3=4) and 47 penalty minutes in 20 games with the Kings this season.
The Kings (16-8-1, 33 points; first place in the Pacific Division) open a four-game road trip at the United Center versus Chicago tonight at 7:30 p.m. The contest will air on FSN West, on KSPN Radio 710 and along the Kings Radio Network.