Right way to play

Don’t forget, it’s a 1 p.m. start today against Boston. If you need to catch up on the latest news and notes, check out my LAKings.com notebook from yesterday…

Jan. 15 notebook

Also, before the Kings-Ducks game, Terry Murray talked about his desire to have the Kings’ attack come more from above the goal line, rather than from behind the net. Amateur analysis led me to conclude that almost all of the Kings’ attack came from above the line, and the Kings got four goals. Coincidence? I asked Terry Murray if that’s what he had been looking for, in terms of above-the-line play…

MURRAY: “That was better. That was much better. We had the support, with three guys on the puck. I thought that was much better. There was a better sense of puck possession and trying to make plays whenever the possession was established. The only way that can happen is to do what we were trying to do last night. We’ve got to build on it, stay with that attitude, and I think that we’ll get those kinds of goals that we saw (against Anaheim). It’s either an option, with the forward walking off the seem and attacking the middle of the ice, or it comes up top and you’ve got traffic now at the net. Good things will happen.”

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