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Kings can't solve Ryan Miller in 2-1 loss to the Canucks

Kings can't solve Ryan Miller in 2-1 loss to the Canucks

The Kings returned Wednesday from a four-day Christmas break, their longest vacation of the season’s first half. Yet, given the way they stumbled through the start of the first two periods, it appeared as if they forgot to leave a wakeup call.

And the Vancouver Canucks took full advantage, with Loui Eriksson’s goal less than three minutes after the opening faceoff and Henrik Sedin’s score 23 seconds into the second period proving enough to get them past the sleepwalking Kings, 2-1.

Tanner Pearson scored for the Kings late in the third period, rolling the puck up the stick of Vancouver forward Alexandre Burrows and into the net to add a little suspense to...

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