The Key Three: Feb. 11

At this point, it’s easy to become numb to the statistics, but they are stark. The Kings have played 56 games this season, and they have failed to score two goals in 21 of them. Consider what that means. The Kings have been shut out six times, making a regulation win impossible. That’s bad enough. What’s even worse is that in 15 other games, the Kings had no chance of winning in regulation unless they shut out the opposition. Saturday afternoon’s game offered little new, other than the inclusion of Dwight King and Jordan Nolan. The Kings played a strong defensive game and generated enough scoring chances to get the win, but couldn’t finish them. A couple times, the line of King, Nolan and Mike Richards was a split-second away from knocking a puck past Evgeni Nabokov. What was the key aspect of the Kings’ 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders? I present three options at the link below, and you can vote for your choice…

The Key Three: Feb. 11

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