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Kyle Clifford | Winger | #13

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 211
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (35) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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The Los Angeles Kings have announced that Kyle Clifford was activated from injured reserve ahead of tonight's game against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Clifford has one assist in six games so far this season. At this present time it appears he will return to the lineup, while Andy Andreoff, Jussi Jokinen and Oscar Fantenberg will be scratched. Thu, Dec 28, 2017 10:08:00 PM

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The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Kyle Clifford on injured reserve.

The move was made to create a roster spot for Jack Campbell who was recalled on an emergency basis. Clifford has one assist in six games this season.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 08:05:00 PM

Kyle Clifford has been activated from injured reserve.

It looks like Clifford could be back in the lineup on Tuesday night after he missed 28 games with an upper-body injury. He has one assist in three games with Los Angeles this year.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 05:10:00 PM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) should be able to rejoin the Kings in the near future.

"Cliffy’s close. He’s getting close," Kings coach John Stevens said. "He’s fully integrated into practice. Started to get some more reps in and more battle stuff today. I haven’t talked to the trainers yet, but he’s definitely getting close." We still don't have a precise target date yet, but it's possible that Clifford will return at some point during the Kings' four-game road trip, which begins on Tuesday. Clifford has an assist in three games in 2017-18.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 04:52:00 AM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) joined the Kings for Monday's practice.

While that's an obvious plus, it's still not clear when Clifford might be able to make his season debut. He's missed the Kings' first 28 games so far.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 09:32:00 AM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) is still not close to returning.

Coach John Stevens stated the Clifford needs to build up strength. Clifford was injured in the third game of the season, almost two months ago, and has an assist thus far this season. He contributes in the penalty minute category as he had 92 last season in 73 games. Stay tuned.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 07:18:00 AM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) has joined the Kings on their upcoming four-game road trip.

Clifford might not end up getting into a game during the trip, but traveling with the Kings will allow him to practice with the squad. He did skate with the Kings on Monday, but he was wearing a no-contact jersey.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 08:21:00 AM

Kyle Clifford (upper body) might start participating in Kings' practices soon.

As reported last week, Clifford has resumed skating and he was on the ice again on Wednesday. He has an assist in three games this season.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 03:38:00 PM

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.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 02:36:00 PM

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.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 03:55:00 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.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 05:06:00 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.
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 05:24:00 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.
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 03:34:00 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.
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 10:28:00 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.
Tue, Jan 24, 2017 10:26:00 AM

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6Jonny Brodzinski
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