Found May 18, 2012 on New England Sports React:
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The L.A. Kings have completely dominated the Phoenix Coyotes in the Western Conference Finals.

The Kings managed to do it again.  They now  have an 11-1 playoff record with their only loss coming against the Vancouver Canucks in the first round.  At this point I am no longer surprised by what this team can do.  They are far and away the best team in the NHL right now and have far and away the best goaltender.  Jonathan Quick has been absolutely unbeatable in net.  Phoenix has been unable to affectively play well in the offensive zone and certainly haven’t been able to beat Quick regularly.  He only gave up two goals in game one, none in game two, and one in game three.  His save percentage is an amazing .951.

Goaltending has not been the only impressive thing about the L.A. Kings during this round.  The entire team in general has played really well.  The Kings have gotten significant offensive contributions from their top three lines, and their fourth line has been very physical.  Defensively they are like a brick wall; many shots don’t even reach Jonathan Quick.  They can play a fast run and gun style or a hard-nosed physical style; it doesn’t matter.  Their team toughness has been great, every player plays hard and most are willing to mix it up if need be.  This team is by far the best in the league and I don’t see anyone left in the playoffs who can beat them.  Right now I think the Stanley Cup will be  raised by the Los Angeles Kings this season.

- Jonathan Duncan

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