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Maybe the Kings, who win third in a row, needed that Olympic break
Maybe the Kings, who win third in a row, needed that Olympic break

CALGARY, Canada -- Given the way the Kings stumbled into the NHL's Olympic break — with the league's worst record over the final 10 games — it was clear they had to set a different tone coming of out of it. And it took them less than 24 hours to do that, with goals by Dustin Brown and Dwight King giving them a 2-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday, completing a sweep of a quick two-night, two-nation trip they hope will provide a springboard to their fifth straight playoff appearance. “It's that point of the year where everyone's tight in the standings and we've got to get wins,” said goalie Jonathan Quick, who made 25 saves en...

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