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What we learned from the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss at Nashville
What we learned from the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss at Nashville

What we learned from the Kings’ 4-3 loss to Nashville in a six-round shootout Tuesday: The Kings don’t do well in long shootouts against Nashville As center Anze Kopitar recalled, they lost an eight-round shootout to Nashville on Jan. 31, 2013. The Predators’ goaltender that night, as on Tuesday, was Pekka Rinne. Jonathan Quick was the Kings’ goalie in that eight-round tiebreaker; Martin Jones was their goalie on Tuesday. “Jonesy gave us a chance and we just couldn’t score,” Kopitar said Tuesday. Jones, incidentally, won a nine-round shootout in his NHL debut last Dec. 3. The opponent that time was the Ducks. So maybe he likes long shootouts....

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