Found December 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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You could almost see Anze Kopitar drooling from the press box. The Kings star, one of the very best players in the NHL, took the opening faceoff against Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who was skating in his 19th regular season game. Also on the ice was Senators defenceman Cody Ceci, who was suited up for his second. If Kopitar thought he was being disrespected, the feeling had to last only for a moment or two. Then it turned to glee. The matchup proved advantageous to the visitors, who scored on the game's first shift and then twice more with Kopitar and Ceci on the ice at the same time. With all due respect to those who thought the Senators could rebound from another 3-0 first period deficit to the Kings -- like they did Oct. 9 only to lose in overtime -- it was game, set and match right there. Now I know the story of the day was Ottawa's shoddy goaltending. And I'm not going to harp on the plus-minus stat, which can be cruel. Ceci was a minus-3, and although he gave the pu...
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