The Key Three: Feb. 1

This “0.4’’ moment probably won’t overshadow the most famous one in Los Angeles sports history. In Game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference semifinals, the Lakers’ Derek Fisher made a miracle shot to beat the San Antonio Spurs with four-tenths of a second remaining. Last night, Drew Doughty’s goal with 0.4 seconds remaining in regulation gave the Kings a victory. Of course, the game will be remembered for a clock controversy, as replays certainly seemed to show that the official game clock paused briefly with 1.8 seconds remaining. The goal counted, though, and the Kings were able to walk away with two points against the worst team in the NHL. Two points haven’t come easy for the Kings against Columbus this season. They’re 2-1-0 against the Blue Jackets, and all three have been one-goal games. What was the key aspect of the Kings’ 3-2 victory over Columbus? I present three options at the link below, and you can vote for your choice…

The Key Three (Feb. 1)

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