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Kyle Clifford | Winger | #13

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 211
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (35) / LA
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Kyle Clifford (upper body) has started to skate.
There are still hurdles Clifford has to overcome before he rejoins the Kings, like taking part in a practice, but this is an encouraging sign. He last played on Oct. 11. Nov 16 - 2:36 PM

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GM Rob Blake has announced that although Kyle Clifford is progressing, he has still yet to begin skating again.

Clifford was injured mid-October, and has missed the last 13 games due to his upper-body injury. Before his injury, he had one point in three games. Don't expect to see him in the Kings' lineup anytime soon.
Nov 11 - 3:55 PM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) isn't expected to return anytime soon.

Clifford has been working out, but there hasn't been much else revealed about his progress. "He’s still a ways away but he’s definitely getting better," Kings coach John Stevens said. Clifford last played on Oct. 11.
Nov 2 - 5:06 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that Kyle Clifford has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive from October 11.

Clifford sustained his upper-body injury during Wednesday's contest against the Calgary Flames. He has one point in three games. He should not be on any fantasy teams.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 14 - 5:24 PM

Kyle Clifford sustained an upper-body injury during Wednesday's game against Calgary.

Clifford is considered week-to-week as a result. He's not on the injured reserve list yet, but probably will end up there eventually. He has an assist in three games this season.
Oct 12 - 3:34 PM

Kyle Clifford registered an assist in the Kings' 2-0 win over Philadelphia Thursday night.

Clifford isn't a major offensive contributor and despite the fact that he got a point in the opener, he's not likely to set new career-highs in 2017-18. Keep in mind he only logged 8:56 minutes of ice time on Thursday.
Oct 6 - 10:28 AM

Kyle Clifford found the back of the net in a 3-2 win over the Rangers on Monday.

Clifford has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has four goals, nine points, and 64 penalty minutes in 40 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 24 - 10:26 AM

Kyle Clifford netted the lone Kings goal in a 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay Monday afternoon.

Clifford has three goals and seven points in 37 contests in 2016-17. His goal was unassisted. Tanner Pearson and Jake Muzzin each fired a team-high four shots.
Jan 16 - 6:55 PM

Kyle Clifford is dealing with an injury believed to be an upper-body one.

He isn't projected to play on Wednesday night against Vancouver. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 05:41:00 PM

Kyle Clifford and Tom Gilbert will be scratched against the Predators on Thursday night.

The Colonel, as Clifford is oft-referred to as, provides excellence in the hits and PIMs department with 59 and 40 respectively. Unfortunately that's about the extent of both his and Gilbert's fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 08:29:00 PM

Kyle Clifford and Tom Gilbert will be scratched against the Predators on Thursday night.

Through 27 games this season Clifford has posted six points with 40 PIMs and 59 hits. Which is pretty good in the right pool. Gilbert meanwhile has just 16 games to his credit now through the third week of December.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 07:45:00 PM

Kyle Clifford fought Kevan Miller on Sunday during Boston's 1-0 win.

Clifford is now up to an impressive 40 PIMs on the year, which is a boon to anyone in a league that values such talents.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 04:15:00 PM

Kyle Clifford, Tom Gilbert, and Nic Dowd will each be scratched against the Senators on Saturday.

Clifford has six points, 35 PIMs, and 48 hits through 23 games. While Dowd has posted 11 points with 63 hits in 24 games. Nice rates for both forwards if you're in the right pool.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 03:46:00 PM

Kyle Clifford and Tom Gilbert will both be scratched against the Blackhawks on Saturday night.

Clifford has posted four points with 33 PIMs and 44 hits in just 20 games this season, pretty good in you're in the right kind of league. Gilbert meanwhile has the same four points but minus the additional peripheral stats to make him fantasy viable.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 09:02:00 PM

Kyle Clifford picked up 10 PIMs in Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Jets on Sunday.

Thus gives Clifford 31 PIMs on the season, as he picked up a fight with Chris Thornburn and a boarding major during Sunday's contest. Through just 15 games, that's good news if you're in the right league.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 06:44:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nic Dowd
4Nick Shore
5Brooks Laich
6Andrew Crescenzi
LW1Alex Iafallo
2Tanner Pearson
3Jussi Jokinen
4Kyle Clifford
5Adrian Kempe
6Andy Andreoff
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Dustin Brown
3Marian Gaborik
4Trevor Lewis
5Jonny Brodzinski
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Derek Forbort
5Christian Folin
6Kevin Gravel
7Oscar Fantenberg
8Kurtis MacDermid
G1Jonathan Quick
2Darcy Kuemper