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What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers
What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers

Early afternoons and the Kings occasionally clash. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter once used the phrase, “pajama party” to describe an early scheduled game at Staples Center. During Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Kings looked a lot better by 2:30 p.m. than they did, say, at 1:30. Unfortunately, the game started at 1 p.m. Beyond their slowness in getting started, there were a few takeaways in the defeat, their last home game before a five-game trip. Shot total doesn’t tell whole story Yes, the Kings did outshoot the Flyers, 38-16 overall, and an impressive 31-9 margin in the final two periods. But it wasn’t nearly that lopsided, according to...

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