Kings Host Avalanche at Frozen Fury XII
Saturday, 09.26.2009 / 3:00 PM
Coach Terry Murray indicated Thursday at practice that his roster for Frozen Fury will be reflective of what is out on the ice on Opening Day.
Frozen Fury Roster
| Game Notes
If that's the case, Alec Martinez
and Rich Clune
will be making their NHL Debuts vs. the Coyotes on Oct. 3.
The Kings will pair Martinez with Doughty on Saturday at Frozen Fury, that could be the opening night pairing as the Kings Sean O'Donnell has been suspended for the first two games of the season. The Kings fourth line of Clune, Trevor Lewis
and Kevin Westgarth
are skating together and could be the Opening Night fourth line, though there still is competition for the last remaining spots...and 2009 first round pick Brayden Schenn
is still on the roster.
is expected to play all 60 minutes vs. the Avalanche.
Colorado, of course, beat the Kings 3-2 on Sept. 23.
Paul Stastny and Milan Hejduk scored second-period goals and Craig Anderson stopped Marc-Andre Cliche
's penalty shot in Colorado's win.
Anderson, signed as a free agent after playing three seasons for Florida, finished with 30 saves. T.J. Hensick also scored for Colorado (3-1). Peter Harrold
and Trevor Lewis
scored, and Erik Ersberg
had 21 saves for the Kings (3-2-1).
It will be the 12th Frozen Fury with the Kings having posted an 8-2-2 mark (two-game series in 1998).
Click here to check out the Frozen Fury history of the Kings.