2011 - Page 211 of 211 - LA Kings Insider
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Postgame notes (Jan. 1)

Some notes from last night's game… -- The Kings lost their third consecutive game, as they fell to the San Jose Sharks 1-0 on Saturday night. -- The Kings were shut out for the second time this season, following their 2-0 loss to Anaheim on Nov. 29. In that game, the Kings outshot the Ducks 27... Read More
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The view from San Jose

With last night's victory, the San Jose Sharks moved ahead of the Kings for fourth place in the Western Conference and second place in the Pacific Division. (Idle St. Louis also passed the Kings for fifth place.) Here's how David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News presented last night's game, follo... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) MURRAY: ``It was a good game. That was a very good game. That was a solid effort by both teams. Both teams have been playing a lot. They’re coming off three in four (night) and that’s five in seven for us. That was intense, that was compete, and t... Read More
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Kopitar postgame quotes

Anze Kopitar's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) KOPITAR: ``Offensive-zone attack (time) isn’t going to do us any good if they win the game, so we just have to come back and figure things out and go at it on Monday.'' (on being shut out…) KOPITAR: ``I think we had a lot of offensive-zone tim... Read More
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Brown postgame quotes

Dustin Brown's postgame thoughts… (on the game…) BROWN: ``We had our chances. We just didn't bury them. The effort was there and the D played well. We gave up one goal, and I think it was actually a 3-on-3. That's what games are going to be like now. In the second half of the year, every game is... Read More
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FINAL: Sharks 1, Kings 0

The Kings showed improvement on defense -- they outshot the Sharks 29-19 -- but San Jose goalie Antti Niemi was solid and the Kings seemed to lack some consistent net-front pressure as they were shut out for the second time this season. Devin Setoguchi's goal late in the second period held up for Sa... Read More
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End of second: Sharks 1, Kings 0

The Sharks broke the scoreless tie on just their 11th shot on goal of the game, with 1:06 remaining in the second period. Devin Setoguchi cut to the middle of the ice and, with a couple bodies between himself and net, fired a long-range wrist shot past Quick to give the Sharks a 1-0 lead. The Sharks... Read More
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End of first: 0-0

The Kings did relatively well to get out of the first period in a scoreless tie. The Kings played well early, but Dustin Brown took an offensive-zone holding penalty at the 10:03 mark and then, three seconds later, Drew Doughty was called for a delay-of-game penalty for shooting the puck over the gl... Read More
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Scouting the Sharks

It's Kings vs. Sharks again, just five days after the Kings' 5-0 victory in San Jose. Since then, the Sharks have lost to Minnesota, 5-3 on Wednesday, and beat Chicago 5-3 on Thursday, so the Kings aren't the only team that has been inconsistent. The only real change for the Sharks is the loss of Jo... Read More