Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/23/13
DENVER -- The Los Angeles Kings were dominant on the road in last year's playoffs. Two games into a new season, the defending Stanley Cup champions can't win anywhere. Gabriel Landeskog and David Jones scored 1:35 apart to start the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat Los Angeles 3-1 Tuesday night at Pepsi Center. P.A. Parenteau also scored a third-period goal for the Avalanche (1-1) in their home opener. "Stanley Cup champions coming in, it wasn't hard to get up for this one," said Landeskog, the team's new captain. "Getting that first one for me and the first one for P.A. and Jones, it's going to take a little monkey off our back." Jonathan Quick also made 28 saves and Kyle Clifford scored in the first period for Los Angeles, which has lost two straight to start the season. The Kings had an historic run to the title last year, winning their first 10 road postseason games and finishing 10-1 away from Staples Center. They haven't g...
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