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Kings' Justin Williams could be done for season

Posted on: March 22, 2011 5:03 pm
Edited on: March 22, 2011 5:23 pm
 


The Los Angeles Kings will be without the services of Justin Williams for the rest of the regular season, although some reports claim that the 29-year-old forward won't be back for the playoffs either. 

Kings coach Terry Murray told reporters Tuesday that Williams could return in three to four weeks if his recovery from a shoulder separation goes well, according to Rich Hammond of lakingsinsider.com. He suffered the injury via a check from Calgary's Robyn Regehr during Monday's game. Williams will attempt to rehab the shoulder before he opts for surgery. 

TSN.ca and ESPNLosAngeles.com report, citing unnamed sources, that Williams is through for the season. 

Williams, who won the Stanley Cup as a member of Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, is second the Kings in goals (22) and has 35 assists. He recently signed a four-year contract extension worth $14.6 million. 

The Kings recalled Oscar Moller from the club’s AHL affiliate to take Williams’ spot on the roster. 

-- A.J .Perez

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Since: Jan 22, 2011
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Kings' Justin Williams could be done for season

This really hurts the kings again.  Last year he was injured for a period of time and when he returned he really impacted the team well to get to the playoffs.  I hope that he can return but I don't want him to rush this injury and make it worst and ruin his career.


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