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Kings lose in shootout, 2-1, as Canucks get a critical win

Kings lose in shootout, 2-1, as Canucks get a critical win

Well, it certainly will be easy to determine the cause of the Kings' demise, if they happen to miss the playoffs. One stat will just about say it all: 3-15. That would be their combined record in overtime and shootouts this season. Their latest shortcoming in that department came at a most inopportune time as the Canucks defeated the Kings, 2-1, on Monday in the shootout. "I don't know what's going on this year," said Kings center Anze Kopitar. "We haven't been very good, obviously. That doesn't matter right now. We've just got to make sure we go into Edmonton tomorrow and make sure we get the two points." Big picture:...

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