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2010-11 Los Angeles Kings Were Reminiscent Of A Roller Coaster Ride

2010-11 YEAR IN REVIEW: The Los Angeles Kings took their fans, media, and anyone else paying attention, on a wild, bumpy ride this season.


LOS ANGELES — The Stanley Cup Conference semi-finals are almost over, with three of the four conference finalists decided, and with the San Jose Sharks and Detroit Red Wings heading into a seventh and deciding game at San Jose on May 12.

The Los Angeles Kings season ended on April 25, 2011, when the San Jose Sharks defeated the Kings, 4-3, in Game 6 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal playoff series, sending the Kings off to another long summer.
Photo: Harry How/Getty Images and the Los Angeles Kings

It has been a little over two weeks since the Los Angeles Kings were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs in six games by the Sharks, and Frozen Royalty has been taking a break, catching its breath, so to speak, and taking some time to do other things.

But the time has come to look back on the 2010-11 season for the Kings, one that is filled with highs and lows, some expected, others not.

Those highs and lows typified their season, taking everyone on a season-long roller coaster ride. Read more of this post

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Frozen Royalty Audio: LA Kings Morning Skate Before Game 3 vs. San Jose Sharks

EL SEGUNDO, CA — The Los Angeles Kings had an optional morning skate prior to Game 3 of their Western Conferenece Quarterfinal series game against the San Jose Sharks tonight at Staples Center in Los Angeles (7:30 PM PDT). Read more of this post

Gann Matsuda On The Hockey Writers: From Top To Bottom, LA Kings Must Raise Their Level Of Play

LOS ANGELES — Those who are old enough to remember the CBS television show from the late 1960’s, The Wild Wild West, starring Robert Conrad and Ross Martin, should be able to relate very easily to what’s been going on in the National Hockey League’s Western Conference this season.

Indeed, the The Wild Wild West would be more than an accurate description of how tight the Western Conference standings have been from day one of the 2010-11 season to now, and it is likely that the West will remain as wild as ever right up to the final day of the regular season.

The Los Angeles Kings will have to do without right wing Justin Williams
for at least the next 3-4 weeks...maybe longer.
Photo: David Sheehan

The Los Angeles Kings find themselves smack dab in the middle of the action in The Wild Wild West, in sixth place with 88 points going into action on March 23, six points behind Pacific Division-leading San Jose Sharks.

But what makes the West so wild is that five teams are behind the fifth-place Chicago Blackhawks (also with 88 points), and just three points separates the fifth place team from the out-of-the-playoffs tenth place club, the Calgary Flames. Read more of this post

Frozen Royalty Audio and NHL Video: LA Kings Drop 2-1 OT Loss To Anaheim

LOS ANGELES — Despite putting in a solid performance that was a far cry from when they failed to show up in an embarrassing 4-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues on March 17, the Los Angeles Kings lost another game at home, this time, a 2-1 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Staples Center in Los Angeles on March 19. Read more of this post

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