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Three takeaways from the Kings' 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins

Three takeaways from the Kings' 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins

With six losses in their last eight games, the Kings are in their deepest funk of the season. They’re also in their worst scoring drought, with just six goals combined in those six losses – two of which ended in shutouts. If fact, when Boston scored a pair of empty-net goals in the final 62 seconds Thursday, that matched or surpassed the Kings’ scoring total in seven of their last nine games.

And that slump couldn’t have come at a worst time since the playoff race is entering its final lap. With that in mind, here are three takeaways from Thursday’s 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

  1. The Kings are going the wrong way in the playoff race

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