Los Angeles Kings right wing Jeff Carter will be out of action for awhile due to what is believed
to be a foot or ankle injury.
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LOS ANGELES AND EL SEGUNDO, CA — As reported in this space on October 24, the Los Angeles Kings
’ game is built around establishing a strong, relentless, smothering forecheck.
The only problem is that through 14 games this season, their forecheck has not always been there.
“The biggest part of our game is the forecheck, and it hasn’t been there every night,” winger and captain Dustin Brown told Frozen Royalty on October 23. “It’s been really inconsistent. When we’re really good, and hard to play against, it’s because our forecheck is really good.”
One week after Brown made that remark, his team put in their best effort of the season, despite glaring blunders on two goals against, to beat the National Hockey League’s best team to date, the San Jose Sharks, 4-3, in overtime, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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