Fill In The Blank: Feedback from back-to-back wins by Kings

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For the first time since December 2008, the Kings played back-to-back home games on Monday and Tuesday.
The first contest featured a boring 40 minutes, where the Kings were limited to just six shots on goal, but began the third period with a 1-0 lead. Then came an offensive explosion [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 19 – feedback from Kings loss in Vancouver

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Saturday’s trip to Vancouver wasn’t as exciting for the Kings as their last visit, when Jarret Stoll scored an overtime / series-ending goal to kill the Canucks Stanley Cup dreams. This time around, they played see-saw hockey for the first 35 minutes before falling behind by a pair of [...]

Fill in the Blank: Gm18 – readers react to Kings 2-1 win over Red Wings

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After coming out of the gates extremely slow on Wednesday night, the Kings trailed 1-0 when a fluky goal somehow made it past Jonathan Bernier – something he was still having trouble explaining after the game. Like they did on Monday against the Ducks though, the home team came out [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 17 – feedback from Kings 5-2 win over Ducks

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This normally would have gone up yesterday.  However, with the trade of Simon Gagne, it was pushed until today.  Sorry if that disrupted anybody’s sleep last night.
Following the game at Staples Center on Monday night we asked people to complete this statement:
‘The best moment in the Kings 5-2 [...]

Fill In the Blank: Game 16 – Kings down the Avalanche

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Prior to Saturday afternoon’s match-up between the Kings and Avalanche, LA coach Darryl Sutter said he thought his team plays just fine while the sun is still out – despite a history over the last few years that suggested otherwise. Well, once again, he was right. Not only [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 15 – feedback after Kings 3-1 win vs Flames

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Wednesday night saw the Kings pick up their second 3-1 win in a row - on back-to-back nights in Alberta no less – probably leaving Darryl Sutter to rethink his whole ‘It’s a 3-2 league’ mantra.  Or not.
Jeff Carter continued to show why he’s been the Kings’ best forward [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 14 – feedback after Kings 3-1 win vs Oilers

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Tuesday night saw the Kings leave Edmonton with a much-needed two points. It was a tight game most of the way though, until Jeff Carter scored the game winning goal with less than a minute remaining in the third period.  And a few seconds later, Jarret Stoll added an empty [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 13 feedback after Blackhawks def Kings

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On Sunday afternoon the Kings played game one of a three-game road trip and didn’t start off on a good note. In a game where they should have been looking for redemption – and a much needed two points – after not showing up to play the Blackhawks [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 12 feedback – Kings def Jackets

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Kyle Clifford showed off some of more of his new offensive flare last night, giving the Kings a 1-0 lead in the second period. Later, Mike Richards added his second goal – and 400th point of his career – and that was all the Kings needed. Goaltender Jonathan Bernier [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 10 Feedback – Kings at Red Wings

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Yesterday in Detroit, the Kings outshot the Red Wings 47-31.  They outhit them 25-24.  And they even controlled 58% of the faceoffs.  Still, after battling back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game in the final minute of regulation, they lost with just 4.5 seconds on the clock. [...]