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LA Kings

With three games at STAPLES Center and Jonathan Quick back in the lineup last week was a big week for the Los Angeles Kings. With the Anaheim Ducks running out to a commanding lead in the division the Kings were looking to make up ground on the Ducks. The Kings performed well, outshooting their opponents by a wide margin, but unfortunately ran into red hot goaltending from both the Minnesota Wild and the Detroit Red Wings. Behind strong performances from Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper and Red Wings netminder Jimmy Carson the Kings finished the week with a win, a loss and an overtime loss.

Kings Vs Red Wings

Kings Vs Wings

Week Recap: After defeating the Vancouver Canucks to kick off their home stand the Kings welcomed in the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, minus goaltenders Josh Harding and Nicolas Backstrom, were starting third-stringer Darcy Kuemper in net. Kuemper put together a career-best performance, stopping 39 of the 40 shots he faced before Nino Niedereitter scored to put the game into overtime and then notched the game-winner in the shootout. The Kings returned to action on Thursday with an impressive victory over the Boston Bruins, perennial Eastern Conference power. The Kings jumped out to a 3-0 lead behind goals from Jeff Carter, Justin Williams and Alec Martinez, a lead that would eventually go to 4-1. Quick notched the victory, his second in three starts since his return. Unbeated in regulation in their last three games, Los Angeles welcomed in the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Los Angeles again dominated possession and shots on goal but lost at the hands of a hot goaltender. Jimmy Carson, who’ll join Quick on the USA hockey team, stopped 44 of the 45 shots he faced in earning the victory.

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Kings Tickets

Up next for the Kings: Los Angeles has one game remaining in their home stand, an important matchup with the Vancouver Canucks. Tickets for the Kings Vs Canucks are still available. Los Angeles kicked off the five game STAPLES Center stand by defeating the Canucks 3-1 in Quick’s first start back after missing nearly two months with an injured groin. The Canucks are currently in fourth place in the Pacific, two points behind the Kings and vying for a playoff spot in the tough Western Conference. A win for the Kings is crucial; following the Canucks game Los Angeles heads off on the road for a five-game road swing. The Kings round out next week with difficult road trips to St. Louis and Detroit. The last time Los Angeles visited the Blues, on January 2, they suffered their biggest loss of the season, 5-0. The Blues loss was the final Kings game before the return of Quick.

Where they stand: Los Angeles is currently in 6th place in the Western Conference, two points behind in the Colorado Avalanche and two points up on the Vancouver Canucks. They are 14 points behind the Anaheim Ducks who are on yet another long winning streak, of six games. In two weeks the Kings will have an immediate opportunity to make up ground on Anaheim, with consecutive games versus the Ducks, an outdoor game at Dodger Stadium and a matchup at STAPLES Center.By:Chris Michaels.

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Tea Party at the Staples Center Bruins Vs Kings

Preview: Boston at Los Angeles
When: 9:00 PM ET, Saturday, March 24, 2012
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

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THE STORY: Two division leaders square off Saturday as the Los Angeles Kings host the Boston Bruins. Los Angeles, which is atop the Pacific by the narrowest of margins, has won six games in a row both overall and at home. The Kings had won five straight against the Boston Bruins until dropping a 3-0 decision in Boston on Dec. 13. The Bruins, who own a three-point lead over Ottawa Senators in the Northeast, have been outscored 19-6 in losing four straight on the road.

TV: 9 p.m. ET, NESN (Boston), FSN West (Los Angeles)

ABOUT THE BRUINS (42-28-3): Boston has earned at least one point in six of its last seven meetings (2-1-4) with Los Angeles. The club, which has lost five of seven overall, is 0-1-0 on its three-game California road trip. Captain Zdeno Chara will be playing in his 1,000th career game. He’ll become the 277th player – and 91st defenseman – to reach the milestone. “I’ve thought about it a little bit lately,” Chara said. “But I’m trying not to think about it too much because this is an important game for us.”

ABOUT THE KINGS (37-25-12): Los Angeles is 3-0-0 on its four-game homestand. The team is 10-3-0 since the addition of Jeff Carter, who has six goals and nine points with the Kings. Others benefiting from his presence are Anze Kopitar and captain Dustin Brown. Kopitar has recorded a point is 10 of 12 contests while Brown has gotten on the scoresheet in 11 of 13. Justin Williams is impressed with Kopitar’s recent play. “He’s showing that he wants it,” Williams said. “He’s carrying us and getting us to where we want to be.”


1. The Bruins have lost 15 of their last 21 games against teams from the Pacific.

2. Boston is one of two teams (Washington) with a perfect record when leading after two periods (28-0-0).

PREDICTION: Kings 3, Bruins 2.

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