The Key Three: March 3

Someone in the Kings organization should have played the lottery last night. The good news came in waves. Before the Kings and Anaheim Ducks faced off, Pittsburgh beat Colorado. Then, Columbus beat Phoenix. Then, St. Louis beat San Jose. Then, the Kings beat the Ducks. All in regulation. It was, in terms of the playoff race, a clean sweep for the Kings, who pulled back within one point of eighth-place Dallas and pulled two points ahead of Colorado and three points ahead of Calgary. Of course, the race remains ultra-tight, but the Kings will take their victories where they can get them. The Kings were far from perfect last night, but they got the power play going, they got Mike Richards and Jeff Carter going, and they got a gutsy effort from goalie Jonathan Quick, who bounced back strong after a soft second-period goal that could have been devastating. The Kings have a long, hard tough road to go, if they hope to make the playoffs, but simply in terms of last night’s game, the gulf between a win and a loss seems massive. What was the key aspect of the Kings’ 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks? I present three options at the link below, and you can vote for your choice…

The Key Three: March 3

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