Left wing Kyle Clifford is the Los Angeles Kings’
leading scorer, believe it or not.
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EL SEGUNDO, CA — After stumbling out of the gate with an 0-2-1 start, the Los Angeles Kings
finally got into the win column with a 4-2 victory at Phoenix on January 26, a game in which more players seemed to be finding their legs and timing, both of which have been lacking after a seven-month lull due to the National Hockey League
Indeed, it has been painfully evident across the NHL that those players who played meaningful, competitive hockey during the lockout are playing at a higher level than those who did not. Those who played during the “lull” are generally sharper, they are playing the game at faster, quicker pace, their decision-making is quicker and better, and they are often in better condition.
Those who did not are playing catch-up, often in a big way.
One of those players who is playing catch-up said that things are improving.
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