Found December 15, 2013 on
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Los Angeles Kings
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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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Anze Kopitar scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their sixth straight victory, 5-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Jeff Carter, Dwight King and Jarrett Stoll also scored to help the Kings improve to 22-7-4. Rookie Martin Jones extended his winning streak to five games, stopping 37 shots.
Joe Corvo and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson was pulled...
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OTTAWA (AP) -- Anze Kopitar scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their sixth straight victory, 5-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.Jeff Carter, Dwight King and Jarrett Stoll also scored to help the Kings improve to 22-7-4. Rookie Martin Jones extended his winning streak to five games, stopping 37 shots.
Joe Corvo and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson...
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The Kings scored three times in the first period and held off a push by the Senators to earn a 5-2 victory on Saturday at the Canadian Tire Center, extending their winning streak to six and sustaining several other noteworthy streaks.
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