April 2, 2012
EL SEGUNDO, CA – Los Angeles Kings center Colin Fraser entered the dressing room after the team’s morning skate prior to their April 2 game against the Edmonton Oilers (Staples Center, 7:30 PM PDT), only to find his locker stall partially blocked by a throng of media talking to forward Brad Richardson, whose locker is right next to Fraser’s at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California, the team’s practice facility.
“You score two goals, and everyone wants to talk to you,” Fraser bellowed, in jest.
That’s right. Richardson, who had not played since March 9 at Detroit, and has been a healthy scratch for 14 out of 19 games since February 22, scored twice to lead the Kings in a 4-3 shootout loss at Minnesota on March 31, giving him five goals and two assists for seven points in 56 games this season. Read more of this post