Kings-Coyotes: LA Continues Mastery of Pacific Division

December 11th, 2009 by Life In Hockeywood Leave a reply »
Game 33: Kings 3, Coyotes 2 (eight rounds of the shootout)

If this season is a dream, I don't think many Kings fans want to wake up.

The Kings continue to plow through the December to Dismember like turpentine through a kitten.

One point separates the Kings from league leaders San Jose and Washington, and while I think the Presidents' Trophy is a little too far away, it's still interesting to mention.

Undefeated in regulation for the past seven games, Los Angeles continued their assault on the Pacific with a win against the Phoenix Coyotes. Sure, it took eight rounds of the shootout to decide the outcome, but a win is a win is a win.

The Coyotes were riding a five-game winning streak but hadn't scored a power play goal. It was remarkable to Shane Doan, who told The Arizona Republic's Paola Boivin as much:

"That's what's most exciting," Shane Doan said. "We've won five in a row and we haven't scored a goal on the power play? Our offense hasn't done anything. It's only a matter of time."

The Kings are now 8-1-1 against the Pacific Division, the most dominant performance of a team against its own division ...

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