The Key Three: Feb. 27

Efforts that can be classified as mostly good, and getting beat by bad-bounce goals, means absolutely nothing these days for the Kings. The fact is that the days on the regular-season calendar continue to dwindle, and the Kings are losing ground in the Western Conference, rather than solidifying a spot, as most observers believed they would be doing at this point in the season. Even with the upgrade at forward, courtesy of last week’s trade for Jeff Carter, the Kings’ limited scoring still makes for a slim margin for error. So when Nashville, a team that has been nearly unbeatable at home in 2012, and a team that almost never coughs up an early lead, took a two-goal lead early in the second period, it seemed likely that the Kings were in for a long night. The Kings really didn’t get outplayed for any significant stretch of the game, but they also were not as opportunistic as the tenacious Predators. What was the key aspect of the Kings’ 2-1 loss to Nashville? I present three options at the link below, and you can vote for your choice…

The Key Three: Feb. 27

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