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Los Angeles Kings Will Need Repeat Performance From Third and Fourth Lines Against St. Louis Blues

Los Angeles Kings rookie right wing Jordan Nolan (foreground)
has not looked out of place so far in post-season play.
(click to view a larger image).
Photo: David Sheehan/FrozenRoyalty.net

EL SEGUNDO, CA — Looking back at the Los Angeles Kings’ first round playoff series win over the Vancouver Canucks, the first things that come to mind are the play of right wing Dustin Brown, and goaltender Jonathan Quick.

There was also a series-winning overtime goal scored by center Jarret Stoll, which, by itself, is significant. But that goal has even greater significance when you look below the surface.

“If you look at the series we just finished, if you think about it, you want to handle the three big guys on their team, even though [center] Ryan Kesler didn’t have as a big a year, numbers-wise,” said Kings head coach Darryl Sutter. “Even strength goals—they didn’t score one, the Sedins and [Kesler]. From our side of it, we got five goals from Jarret Stoll, Dustin Penner, Trevor Lewis, and Brad Richardson, so it’s not always about stars. In fact, we just showed that it wasn’t.” Read more of this post

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Frozen Royalty Audio and NHL Video: LA Kings Can’t Blame Officials For 3-1 Loss To Vancouver

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray is usually, the calm, collected type. He is not a screamer, and rarely yells when he is behind the bench or during practice.

Murray stayed true to form following his team’s 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, a matinee affair on March 5 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Despite that, Murray was hotter than Hades following the game. Read more of this post

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