Gann Matsuda On The Hockey Writers: Strong Play On The Road Gets LA Kings Back In The Hunt
February 23, 2011
EL SEGUNDO, CA — The Los Angeles Kings have returned to Southern California following a six-game Eastern road swing in which they earned a respectable 3-1-2 record. But that was part of a larger nine-game stretch of games, all on the road, in which they emerged with a 5-1-3 record, earning 13 out of a possible 18 points.
Indeed, the Kings now find themselves back in the National Hockey League’s Western Conference playoff race after a dreadful January that saw them drop out of contention with a poor 4-9-0 record for the month.
“We got ourselves back into the hunt with a great road trip,” said head coach Terry Murray. “That’s a nice accomplishment.”
“It was a very good road trip, absolutely,” added Murray. “We went into some very hard buildings and played extremely well. We would’ve loved to have finished it off last game with a big win, but it was a very good road trip…”
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