LA Kings TV color analyst Jim Fox donned his famed “Don Cherry” jacket for Fox Sports West’s telecast of a 1-0 shutout loss by the Kings
to the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center
in Los Angeles on January 1, 2011.
Photo: Gann Matsuda
LOS ANGELES — Six days after handing the San Jose Sharks
a royal beat down on their own home ice, a decisive 4-0 victory on December 27, the Los Angeles Kings
rang in the new year on a sour note, getting shutout at home by the Sharks, 1-0, disappointing a sellout crowd of 18,118 fans at Staples Center
in Los Angeles on January 1.
Devin Setoguchi scored the lone goal for the Sharks at 18:54 of the second period.
The Kings outshot the Sharks in the game, 29-19, but failed get much traffic in front of San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi, who saw most shots all the way.
On the bright side for the Kings, they put in a solid defensive effort, a stark contrast to their previous two games in which they gave up a total of 13 goals, all of them gift-wrapped. Read more of this post