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Less Try, More Do; 2-19-2013 Kings @ Oilers

This was a game of signs, both good and bad. If the giant isn’t waking up, at least he is stirring. Though largely outplayed for the 1st period, Jonathan Quick held us in. Good sign. Though granted the most ice … Continue reading

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Reprint: Points Threshold To Make Playoffs, And More

Seems like everybody is doing this calculating now…I posted this article originally at another site on January 8 of this year. Since other folks are talking about the points threshold now, I thought I would include my thoughts on the … Continue reading

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2-17-2013 Kings @ Blackhawks: Game Starts 12:37, Kings Show Up 1:55

I gotta go with clumsy. The Kings looked clumsy. “Out of sync,” “unsteady,” “a step behind,” these kinds of ideas just don’t cover it. It was clumsy on defense, it was clumsy on offense. The Hawks successful aggression coupled with … Continue reading

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2-15-2013 BlueJackets @ Kings: A Tale Of Two Games

This team can dominate 57 minutes of game time, score a Power Play goal, kill 4 of 4 penalties, hold the opposition to 13 shots FOR THE WHOLE GAME and yet still barely squeak out a win. Bob Miller is … Continue reading

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2-11-2013 Kings at Blues: Blues Come Un-Hitched Again

In reversion to form, the Kings found their good form from the playoff run, and the Blues found the same form they displayed when being swept onto the golf course. In a display you would not expect from 2011-2012 Coach … Continue reading

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2-10-2013 Kings @ Red Wings: Datsyuk Offside Screen Grab/Another Goal Against In The Last 5 Seconds

A completely heartbreaking loss in regulation, after a valiant Kings squad battled back from another 2 goal deficit to tie the game with under a minute to play, only to give up a goal with 4.5 seconds left. The Player … Continue reading

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