April 2012 - Page 6 of 23 - LA Kings Insider
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Kings vs. Blues: looking back

This will be the third playoff series all-time between the Kings and the St. Louis Blues. The Blues won 4-0 in the 1969 semifinals and 4-0 in the 1998 first round. This season, in four regular-season meetings the Kings went 3-1-0, with one win coming in a shootout. Three of the four games had differ... Read More
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Postgame notes (April 22)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001, as they beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in overtime in Game 5 of their first-round series on Sunday night at Rogers Arena. -- The Kings won the best-of-seven series 4-1.... Read More
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The view from Vancouver

For the Vancouver Canucks, what now? They reached the Stanley Cup Finals last season. They won the President’s Trophy this season, with a ridiculously talented group of forwards, a strong veteran goalie and a fairly deep group of defensemen. And, at the end of the day, the Canucks won exactly one mo... Read More
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The Key Three: April 22

With one flick of Jarret Stoll’s wrists, 18,890 people inside Rogers Arena fell silent, and a couple dozen went crazy. A hockey fan couldn’t ask for much more than what the Kings and the Vancouver Canucks gave in the third period and in overtime last night. The game play was emotional, intense and a... Read More
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Sutter postgame quotes (April 22)

Darryl Sutter’s postgame thoughts... (on Jarret Stoll’s overtime goal...) SUTTER: ``We’ve been waiting about four months for Jarret Stoll to take that shot. We’ve used him a lot in the shootouts. Then those guys have struggled a little bit to score in the last little bit, and it’s awesome to se... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes (April 22)

Jonathan Quick’s postgame thoughts... (on wrapping up the series...) QUICK: ``It doesn’t matter what the series is, it’s huge to get a win. Obviously to close out the series, for me personally and a few guys in the room, it’s something that we’ve never done. It’s a great feeling. But we’re looki... Read More
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Brown postgame quotes (April 22)

Dustin Brown’s postgame thoughts... (on Richardson’s game-tying goal...) BROWN: ``I think, if they hold onto that 1-0 lead, the further they go into the period with it, the more comfortable they probably play, but we got it right away, early, and the pressure started to, I think, show a little b... Read More
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Stoll postgame quotes (April 22)

Jarret Stoll’s postgame thoughts... (on his goal...) STOLL: ``I was seeing a little bit of room up there, and short-side, maybe that’s something that they’re not expecting. I was definitely shooting all the way. Lewie did a great job on the turnover, just forcing their D-man. I was just at the r... Read More