The Out of Town Thread part XLIII All talk from around the league here
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05-14-2012, 02:24 PM
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The Kings aren't a good offensive team at all. They have good offensive talents in Kopitar and Doughty but they don't play an offensive style of play. At all.
11th-most shots in the league. If they didn't score it wasn't for lack of trying.
That said there's some evidence that their D-men took too many of their shots (at the expense of forwards) before Sutter showed up.
They are also third for most goals in the playoffs (and the highest-scoring among those remaining), and the only team to have scored three goals a game in the playoffs without facing either Bryzgalov or Fleury. No, they did this against St-Louis (least goals against in league) and Vancouver (4th least). Small samples, sure, but...
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