Official Oil Kings Thread: 2012-2013 Part III
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05-13-2013, 11:14 AM
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How can you be disappointed in a team that had a great season and made it to the league final? Granted, this series result is a disappointment, but they won their division title, got to the final and took it to six games despite losing two of their best players to injury. They have several stars (Lazar was a treat to watch). There have been so many positives this season. I think if they had Reiner and Cheek, the result would have been a little different - maybe not with us winning but it would have been closer.
The Portland Cheaterhawks were, flat out, a better team and are worthy champions. I hate them, however, and would love for Halifax to hammer them into submission.
Yesterday Lazar gave possibly the only reason to even faintly cheer the effort. I can't imagine how many walk ups that decided to go to the game yesterday gave second thoughts.
Watching this lacklustre effort and a club that couldn't complete a pass was painful. What forward for the Kings had a good game yesterday?
Getting scored on shorthanded twice in such a game is a gongshow.
I don't think anybody in Edmonton expected this Kings team to win the series and against good clubs they seem to have a lot of problems. I thought the Kings were ordinary against Calgary too. I guess to see them play well you have to watch them dominate lesser teams.
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