Improvement still needed

The Kings are riding a franchise-record nine-game winning streak, but it’s certainly accurate to say they have not been dominating some of those games. Detroit controlled the first and third periods Saturday, and the Kings blew a three-goal lead in the third period against Anaheim and had to rally to win. Today, Terry Murray was asked what he thought his players needed to improve upon tonight…

MURRAY: “We have to manage the puck better. Anaheim, to me, is the same in that if you don’t make hard plays through the middle of the ice, they’re a team that transitions the puck so well, and they’ve got some real mobile people back on the blue line that are going to be a part of the attack. You just can’t make critical errors through the middle of the ice. That will be one of the keys to the game for me, to give ourselves an opportunity to get play going in their end and not constantly try to regroup and track into our D-zone.”

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