Los Angeles Kings right wing and team captain Dustin Brown issued a challenge to his teammates heading into their crucial
four-game road trip, starting on March 6, 2012, at Nashville.
Photo: David Sheehan
EL SEGUNDO, CA — As the Los Angeles Kings
begin a tough, four-game road trip tonight in Nashville, they find themselves in ninth place in the Western Conference with 72 points, one point behind the eighth-place San Jose Sharks
, and three points behind the Dallas Stars
for the Pacific Division lead.
The Nashville Predators, currently fifth in the Western Conference with 83 points, are playing extremely well, especially at home, where they have earned a 21-7-5 record this season.
In fact, the Predators have not lost in regulation time in their last twelve home games, earning a 10-0-2 record during that stretch, their last home loss coming on January 5, a 4-1 loss to the Stars.
“[Nashville] is a tough place to play,” said Kings head coach Darryl Sutter. “They haven’t lost since Christ was a child.”
Moving right along…the Kings suffered a 2-1 loss at Nashville on February 27, a game in which they felt that they played well. Read more of this post