Los Angeles Kings Are Running out of Time to Engineer Turnaround

February 5th, 2015 by Vinh Cao Leave a reply »

Well, they haven’t woken up yet.

General manager Dean Lombardi tried to shock the Los Angeles Kings’ system by waiving center Mike Richards last week, but the move hasn’t yielded positive results.

The team has mustered a 1-2 record since the decision and scored just four goals to the opposition’s 10 in that span.

Through 50 regular-season games, the Kings have proven incapable of starting well or performing on the road. They’re 2-5-3 in their last 10 outings and drifting further away from the playoff picture with every passing tilt.

A squad that appeared indomitable only months ago may finally have more adversity on its plate than it can handle.


Blue-Line Woes

L.A. has forged a reputation built on stingy defense in recent years. However, the team has not lived up to its billing this season. 

After finishing first in goals-against average in 2013-14, the Kings currently rank 15th in the league in this department. Rather than limiting opponents to perimeter shots, the squad has suffered from multiple positional ...

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