Glenn James / National Hockey League
November 23, 2014 12:39 pm

The view from Dallas

DALLAS MORNING NEWS Mike Heika: Stars suffer from another third-period ‘earthquake,’ avoid negative aftershock with a win “Despite the rough finish, the Stars continued to discover good things throughout the lineup. Jamie Benn tallied two goals and an assist against the Kings.” Mike Heika: Demers scores game winner in first game with Dallas, Jordie Benn a healthy scratch “While Demers is known as a puck-moving defenseman and was immediately placed ...

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November 23, 2014 11:11 am

Waking up with the Kings: November 23

There were ample opportunities for both Los Angeles and Dallas to score in the first period Saturday night. The Kings did not score on their chances, going 0-fer on three early power plays and failing to draw momentum from the offensive opportunities, while the Stars capitalized on most of theirs, taking advantage of turnovers and using their top players to engineer offense in jumping out to a lead that proved ...

Nashville, TN
November 23, 2014 9:30 am

Good morning, Nashville

Dreary, nondescript hotel room view on a rainy day? NOPE. Soft eyes were used to spot these beauties, which, like the Kings, will have a day off on a cool, fall day. They’re hibernating, no doubt, for that next cycle through a scalding Tennessee summer and could give those Glendale, Arizona units a fair showing were we to bracket them together in a March Madness-style competition amongst NHL absorption refrigeration ...

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November 22, 2014 10:14 pm

November 22 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 84-101-40 all-time against the Dallas/Minnesota franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 34-61-18. With their win Saturday, the Stars won the season series, 2-1. The Kings lost the season series with Dallas for the third consecutive year. The last time Los Angeles lost the season series three years in a row to Dallas was 1996-00 (four straight years). -The Kings fell ...

Glenn James / National Hockey League
November 22, 2014 8:49 pm

Zone Entries at Dallas: November 20

Player Successful entries Shots generated by entries Shots per entry Controlled entries Shots generated by controlled entries Shots per controlled entry % of entries with control Failed entries Greene 2 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 McNabb 2 0 0 1 0 0 50% 0 McBain 1 1 1 0 0 0 0% 0 Muzzin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 Doughty 6 3 0.5 4 2 ...

Glenn James / National Hockey League
November 22, 2014 8:37 pm

November 22 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the Kings’ start: I think we both had great opportunities in the first period. They scored on theirs and we didn’t. It was an exciting first period. On whether the three unsuccessful first period power plays were “game-changers”: Our power play’s not going to win or lose us games. The power gave us a chance in the third. I thought our penalty killing was not as good as our ...

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