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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Nets goal Friday

Kupari scored a goal and added two hits in Friday's 5-2 win over the Sharks. Kupari tallied in the third period to extend the Kings' lead to 4-2. The 22-year-old center has bounced between the NHL and AHL lately, but it appears those are paper transactions, as he's played in every game since Oct. 29 for the Kings. The Finn has two goals, three assists, 11 shots on net, 12 hits, 10 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating in 14 appearances, mainly as a bottom-six option.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Back with Kings

Kupari was called up from AHL Ontario on Monday. Kupari was sent down Sunday but wasn't expected to stay in the minors for long. He has one goal, three assists, seven shots on net, 10 blocks and nine hits in 12 games with the Kings this year.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Heads to AHL

Kupari was loaned to AHL Ontario on Sunday. Kupari has one goal and three assists in 12 games with the Kings this season. He logged 10:06 of ice time in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to Seattle. It wouldn't be a surprise if he was back with Los Angeles prior to Tuesday's game against the Rangers.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Nabs assist in win

Kupari produced an assist in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Red Wings. Kupari set up Carl Grundstrom's goal just nine seconds into the game. Kupari has held his own at the NHL level in a bottom-six role, picking up three points, six shots on net, six hits, five blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in eight appearances this year. He appears to have some job security in that role, which has seen him work alongside Grundstrom and Kevin Fiala in recent contests.
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LA Kings Recall Forward Rasmus Kupari From Ontario

Kupari is expected to join the Kings for morning skate today in El Segundo. The LA Kings announced today that the team has recalled forward Rasmus Kupari from the Ontario Reign, the Kings' primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Kupari, 22, has appeared in four games with the...
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LA Kings Loan Forward Rasmus Kupari to Ontario

Kupari has skated in four games with LA this season, totaling one assist. The LA Kings announced today that the team has loaned forward Rasmus Kupari to the Ontario Reign, the Kings' primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Kupari, 22, has appeared in four games with the LA...
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Shuffles between NHL, AHL roles

Kupari scored a goal during a 5-4 victory over the Panthers on Saturday. Kupari made the most of his chances Saturday, scoring the Kings' first goal and generating three shots in 10:01 of ice time. The 22-year-old center has shuffled between the parent club and Ontario of the AHL. He was recalled just before Saturday's matchup after being sent down Friday because of salary cap implications. With the Kings, Kupari skated primarily on the third line with Kevin Fiala and Carl Grundstrom. Both linemates assisted on his second-period marker.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Loaned to AHL Ontario

Kupari has been loaned to AHL Ontario. Kupari has one assist in four games with the Kings. He played 57 games with LA last season, scoring five goals while adding eight assists. Kupari was selected 20th overall in 2018 but has been a disappointment early on in his professional career.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Contributes assist Thursday

Kupari provided an assist and two hits in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Canucks. Kupari snapped his five-game point drought with a helper on a Gabriel Vilardi goal in the second period. The 22-year-old Kupari ends his rookie season with 13 points, 51 shots on net, 68 hits and a minus-5 rating through 57 contests. He was mainly limited to bottom-six usage, but the 20th overall pick from 2018 could grow into a larger role in 2022-23. It's unclear how much of a role he'll play in the Kings' first-round playoff series versus the Oilers.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Earns helper in win

Kupari logged an assist, four shots on goal, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Predators. Kupari set up Quinton Byfield's first of two goals in the third period. Beyond the helper, Kupari was noticeable in his 13:40 of ice time. He's moved up to the third line with the Kings missing four of their regular wingers to injury. The Finn has 11 points, 40 shots on net, 38 hits and a minus-1 rating through 42 contests overall -- he could have some appeal in deep fantasy formats while playing a larger role.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Recalled from AHL

Kupari was elevated from AHL Ontario on Friday. Kupari has averaged 11:36 of ice time and tallied nine points over 37 NHL appearances this season. The 21-year-old's most recent NHL performance was in a 6-4 loss to Tampa Bay on Jan. 18.
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Kings Make Right Decision by Sending Rasmus Kupari to AHL

With the removal of taxi squads after the All-Star break, the Los Angeles Kings had to return players to the Ontario Reign. The team decided to make their decision early, sending Rasmus Kupari down on Tuesday. The 21-year-old forward spent the entire six-game road trip as a healthy scratch and had seen his ice time dwindle recently. After Quinton Byfield was recalled, it seemed inevitable that Kupari would be returning to the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Reign, as Byfield took the third-line center role. While getting sent to the minors often has a negative connotation attached to it, especially after playing all of this season in the NHL, some time back with the Reign should be good for Kupari, as he’s struggled plenty this season.
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Rasmus Kupari returned to Ontario; Wolanin, Strand officially recalled

Additionally, the team officially recalled defensemen Austin Strand and Christian Wolanin. The latter was added to the taxi squad earlier this week after the Kings played short-handed on defense in Sunday’s impressive 4-3 victory in Pittsburgh. Back to Kupari, though. The 21-year-old got an extended look this season, playing...
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Demoted to AHL

Kupari was reassigned to AHL Ontario on Wednesday. Kupari was demoted to make room for Austin Strand and Christian Wolanin on the active roster. Kupari's drawn into 37 games with the Kings this season, picking up nine points over that span, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him back with the big club following the All-Star break.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Manages assist in loss

Kupari logged an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to the Lightning. Kupari helped out on an Arthur Kaliyev tally in the second period. The 21-year-old Kupari has gathered three assists in his last six outings, but he has now gone 16 games without a goal. The Finnish center is up to nine points, 32 shots on net, 30 hits and 14 PIM through 37 contests, mainly serving as a third-liner.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Picks up late helper

Kupari notched an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Penguins. Kupari has earned two assists in his last three games. He assisted on a Sean Durzi goal late in the third period Thursday. Kupari's bottom-six role isn't one likely to see him generate much offense. The Finn is up to eight points, 28 shots on net, 25 hits and an even plus-minus rating in 34 contests.
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Kings' Rasmus Kupari: Helps out on insurance tally

Kupari notched an assist in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Stars. Kupari found Arthur Kaliyev on a partial breakaway for the Kings' second goal of the game. The assist was Kupari's third of the year to go with three goals in 23 contests. The Finn has added 17 shots on net, 22 hits and 12 PIM while filling a bottom-six role. The Kings' top six is fairly well-established at this point, so Kupari isn't likely to take on a bigger role this season, barring injuries.