Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Kings will have to deal
without center Brad Richardson for an indefinite period, following an
appendectomy on Monday night.
Richardson, 27, played in just 59 regular-season games while posting five
goals and eight points with a minus-six rating.
LA gets its best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal series with the
Canucks underway on Wednesday at Vancouver.
To fill the roster spot, the Kings recalled forward Andrei Loktionov from
Manchester of the American Hockey League. The 21-year-old Russian appeared in
39 games and totaled three goals with seven points.
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