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Kings make some good memories in final regular-season game at Joe Louis Arena

Kings make some good memories in final regular-season game at Joe Louis Arena

This one was for the Kings’ memory books.

Their 4-1 victory over the Red Wings on Thursday was one to remember for goaltender Jeff Zatkoff, who grew up in the Detroit area, sometimes played youth hockey at Joe Louis Arena, and witnessed many games here as an awestruck kid. In the Kings’ final regular-season visit to the place known as “The Joe” before the Red Wings move to a new downtown facility next season, Zatkoff could again enjoy what unfolded before him because his Kings teammates limited Detroit to 18 shots.

“I was a spectator most of the night,” Zatkoff said, “so it was fun to watch. My memories are not only from playing but from watching, and the history here. I’m...

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