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Kings lose to Coyotes, 4-3, and their hold on playoff spot is slipping
Kings lose to Coyotes, 4-3, and their hold on playoff spot is slipping

So much for all that extra elbow room, that additional breathing room in the Pacific Division. Suddenly, things have gotten tight and tense — take your pick — between the Kings and the Phoenix Coyotes in the race for third place. After a wild third period, the Coyotes emerged with a 4-3 victory over the Kings on Monday night at Staples Center, and pulled to within five points of them in the Pacific. The Kings led, 3-2, going into the third period and this was the first time all season they have blown such a lead. They were 21-0-0 when leading after two periods, and a Kings' victory would have pushed their lead over Phoenix to nine points. SUMMARY: Phoenix Coyotes...

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