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LA Kings: An “Admirable Game” for Olli Maatta in His Return

Apr 10, 2021; San Jose, California, USA; San Jose Sharks defenseman Nikolai Knyzhov (71) attempts to defend against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Olli Maatta (6) during the second period at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

After a nine-game absence, LA Kings defenseman Olli Maatta returned to the lineup, helping the silver-and-black to a much-needed victory.

He hasn’t had the smoothest of transitions upon joining the LA Kings this season but Olli Maatta has nonetheless proven that he remains an important piece to the club’s current defensive corps.