Gann Matsuda On The Hockey Writers: LA Kings’ Kyle Clifford Is Starting To Surpass Early Expectations
December 22, 2010 4 Comments
LOS ANGELES — Although the Los Angeles Kings have been rather inconsistent after a 12-3-0 start, they are now 6-3-1 in their last ten games, as of this writing.
The biggest reasons have been the superb play of goaltender Jonathan Quick and the more than solid play of Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Justin Williams, who have combined for 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points in the last ten games.
Kopitar has caught fire, scoring six goals and adding seven assists for 13 points, while Williams has tallied three goals with four assists for seven points. But the big gun over the last ten games has been Brown, who has scored four goals with eleven assists for 15 points.
Defenseman Drew Doughty, who has struggled offensively this season, also appears to be getting untracked, having scored a goal with seven assists during that span.
But even with their best players producing, the role players must chip in here and there with a timely goal, and the Kings have been getting just that lately…
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