Veteran defenseman Blake activated from injured reserve

Updated: February 28, 2008, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Kings activated defenseman Rob Blake from the injured reserve list Thursday after he missed 11 games because of an ankle injury.

The 38-year-old team captain has five goals, 21 assists and 80 penalty minutes in 53 games.

The Kings open a four-game road trip in Edmonton on Thursday night.

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