Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 5/1/12
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ST. LOUIS Coach Darryl Sutter had a good idea of what the Los Angeles Kings were getting into in advance of their second round playoff series that they now lead two games to none after a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center Monday night. "From a compete standpoint, if you want to be in a series against the St. Louis Blues, you better have boys that are willing to come out of it with a little bit of black and blue on 'em," the Kings coach said last week. It's something Dustin Penner knows all too well. Battling for a puck deep in his own zone, the 6'4, 242 pound winger was flattened by a clean T.J. Oshie hip check, which led to a Mike Richards-initiated scrum with Oshie in which he stuck up for his rattled teammate. "I'm a big fan of him," Penner said of Richards. "I think he's got a lot of fans. He arrives to every part of the ice with ill humor." Penner later tweeted his support to Richards, using a hashtag of "thatsleadership." It's not only leadership,...
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