Opposition

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The view from Pittsburgh

Tribune-Review Bill West: Penguins settle for 1 point after OT loss to Kings "Their lead lasted just seven minutes, as Crosby connected with Kris Letang for a second time in the game to put the puck past Budaj. Letang faked a shot in the slot and snuck a pass through to the Penguins captain, who p... Read More
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November 3 postgame quotes: Pittsburgh

Mike Sullivan, on whether Pittsburgh was able to play their style of game: I just think it was one of those games, I think they’re hard to play against because they have a lot of structure through the neutral zone, they try to take your speed away and credit to them that’s part of how they play. The... Read More
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The view from Anaheim

LA Times Lisa Dillman: Ducks take fight out of Kings "The struggling Kings, who fell apart defensively in the second period, have not scored in three consecutive games, matching a dubious franchise mark, dating to January 1969." Helene Elliott: When Kings’ scoring woes will end is anybody’s guess... Read More
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November 1 postgame quotes: Anaheim

Randy Carlyle, on the win against LA being the Ducks’ most complete game: Well i thought we were ready to play. Right off of the beginning we were able to skate and execute and we found a way to put a couple pucks across the line and things seemed to turn our favor, power play scored two goals, that... Read More
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The View from Chicago

Chicago Tribune Observations from the Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Kings "...the Hawks looked as sharp as they have all season. The penalty kill had its first error-free night and Jonathan Toews got on the board for the first time." Chicago SunTimes Corey Crawford, Marian Hossa lead Blackhawks t... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Alex Steen

Alternate captain Alex Steen, who wears an "A" while the Blues play at home this season, has been a central figure in the Los Angeles - St. Louis rivalry this decade. One of the most detail-oriented two-way forwards in the league, Steen has provided a consistent source of scoring for a team that, li... Read More
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The View from Nashville

The Tennessean Predators' effort better, but points remain elusive "Of course, it was the Predators' arch-nemesis, 3-on-3 overtime, that clinched their fate, their 13th loss in that format since it was introduced at the start of last season." SB Nation - On the Forecheck Nashville Predators 2, ... Read More
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October 27 postgame quotes: Nashville

Peter Laviolette, on whether he was pleased with the team’s rebound effort: Yep. Thought our guys played hard. Laviolette, on how the Predators can do better in possessing the puck in overtime: It goes to the faceoff, whoever wins the faceoff has the opportunity to keep possession of the puck. They... Read More