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Gann Matsuda On The Hockey Writers: Los Angeles Kings: Players Must Turn It Around On Their Own…For Now

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LOS ANGELES — Having lost nine out of their last eleven games, the Los Angeles Kings are hurtling into an all-to-familiar abyss, one where they get an early summer vacation while the good teams continue on to the National Hockey League’s second season, the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Oh…by the way, the Kings have only been invited to the post-season party twice in the last decade, making it out of the first round in 2002.

With no end in sight to their free fall, and with the Kings facing a brutal February schedule with ten straight games away from Staples Center in Los Angeles, the odds of the media writing an obituary for the 2010-11 Kings by the first week of March are very, very good…


To read the full story, click on: Los Angeles Kings: Players Must Turn It Around On Their Own…For Now.


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