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‘It’s up in the air right now': Kings’ Clifford skating, but a trip to San Jose?

May 18, 2013, 12:45 AM EDT

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Much mystery surrounds L.A. Kings young forward Kyle Clifford. This is the NHL playoffs, after all.

Clifford, 22, hasn’t played since Game 5 of the Western Conference quarter-final against the St. Louis Blues due to an undisclosed injury, as per the L.A. Times.

He’s been skating, and did so again Friday, which of course is leading to curiosity about whether he will travel to San Jose for Games 3 and 4 of this semifinal between the Kings and Sharks.

“It’s up in the air right now,” said Clifford, according to L.A. Kings Insider, about the possibility of traveling to San Jose.

In five playoff games this year, Clifford had yet to record a point.

The Kings lead the best-of-seven series with their California rivals, the Sharks, by a 2-0 count, thanks in large to a late third period comeback on Thursday night.

Game 3 of the series goes Saturday.

 

 

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