February 2012 - Page 2 of 21 - LA Kings Insider
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Postgame notes (Feb. 27)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings were held to a lone goal again, as they lost to the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Monday night at Bridgestone Arena. -- The Kings fell into 10th place in the Western Conference, two points behind eighth-place Dallas and two points behind ninth-pla... Read More
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The view from Nashville

No right-minded team would want to play a road game against the Nashville Predators right now. Actually, few teams would want to play them in any arena. The Predators are now 4-0-1 in their last five games, and haven’t lost on home ice since Jan. 5. The Predators made a couple deadline-day trades Mo... Read More
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Morning in St. Paul

Darryl Sutter elected to bring the Kings to the rink this morning. If you remember, during the last set of back-to-back games, Sutter elected only for a team meeting in Denver, the morning after the loss in Phoenix, and the Kings got stomped by the Avalanche. So, this is probably one of those ``Well... Read More
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The Key Three: Feb. 27

Efforts that can be classified as mostly good, and getting beat by bad-bounce goals, means absolutely nothing these days for the Kings. The fact is that the days on the regular-season calendar continue to dwindle, and the Kings are losing ground in the Western Conference, rather than solidifying a s... Read More
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Sutter postgame quotes (Feb. 27)

Darryl Sutter’s postgame thoughts... (on the game...) SUTTER: ``I thought we played really well. I don’t think it had anything to do with bounces. It’s a tough building to come into, a tough team. We pretty well matched them. We just didn’t bear down and finish opportunities. We had some great o... Read More
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Brown postgame quotes (Feb. 27)

Dustin Brown’s postgame thoughts... (on the game...) BROWN: ``You can’t doubt or question the effort tonight, or the work ethic. Those were pretty good. It was just a tight game, and they found a way. We have to find a way. We scored one kind of late and gave ourselves a chance. If we could get ... Read More
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Stoll postgame quotes (Feb. 27)

Jarret Stoll’s postgame thoughts... (on playing a solid game but losing again...) STOLL: ``It was a good hockey game. We put a lot into that one. We just didn’t get rewarded for our work. I’m beating a dead horse here, but it’s one goal. We can work hard, and do all the things we did tonight, bu... Read More
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Scouting the Predators

This is the second of four meetings this season between the Kings and the Nashville Predators, and follows the Kings’ 4-3 victory on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Teams that don’t get an early jump on the Predators are generally in for long nights. For the season, the Predators have a minus-9 goal differen... Read More
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Personnel changes for power play?

The Kings didn't make any more shake-ups to their roster today, but that doesn't mean there won't be any in-team tweaking, particularly on the power play. The Kings went 2-for-3 on the man advantage on Saturday against Chicago, but it really wasn't because of anything in their structure. They were b... Read More
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Predators hard to beat at home

The Kings, after a solid game against Chicago on Saturday, will probably need to be even better tonight. The Nashville Predators are hot, and no doubt will be pumped up today after the team traded for Andrei Kostitsyn and Paul Gaustad in an attempt to boost their group of forwards. Neither player wi... Read More