Gann Matsuda On The Hockey Writers: LA Kings: When Will They Become More Than Just A Tease?
January 5, 2011 1 Comment
LOS ANGELES — After riding the roller coaster that is the 2010-11 Los Angeles Kings, one can only wonder when they will become more than just a tease.
A tease is exactly what the Kings are right now, given their penchant for showing that they can dominate the National Hockey League’s best teams with stellar play in all three zones and in all facets of the game, only to turn right around and look completely lost for lengthy stretches of games.
Indeed, that is exactly what they have been doing so far this season, starting with a 12-3-0 run, only to lose seven of their next eight games. They followed that with a 9-3-0 run in December, only to lose their last four games, their latest being a 4-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 3.
Those hills and valleys—more like Mount Everest and the Dead Sea, the highest and lowest points on Earth—have been glaring all season long….
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