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Kings can't handle late flurries by Red Wings
Kings can't handle late flurries by Red Wings

One bad line change, one well-placed rebound and one opportunistic, hard-charging forward. That was the game-changing play between the Kings and the Red Wings on Saturday night at Staples Center. Tomas Tatar of Slovakia scored the game-winner in the third period with 7 minutes 54 seconds to play, giving the injury-depleted Red Wings a 3-1 victory over the Kings. The breakdown came even before Kings goalie Jonathan Quick kicked the rebound of a Riley Sheahan shot right onto the stick of the on-rushing Tatar. Tatar, who had set up Sheahan's first-period goal, celebrated the moment with extra emotion, pointing to the sky, honoring his father, who passed away recently. It was his 10th goal...

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