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Bad timing leaves Kings frustrated in 2-1 loss to Canucks
Bad timing leaves Kings frustrated in 2-1 loss to Canucks

VANCOUVER, Canada — This had the feel of a nicely paced scrimmage between the Kings and the Canucks with not much on the line. Then came the third period and an intense hockey game suddenly erupted on Saturday night at Rogers Arena. Kings defenseman Matt Greene got hit with a puck and his skate was soon bloodied. He left the game, came back to play and watched his team lose it with 1:23 remaining as Brad Richardson, the former King, gave the Canucks a 2-1 win and helped Vancouver avoid official playoff elimination. BOX SCORE: Canucks 2, Kings 1 Kings goalie Jonathan Quick lost it too after the Richardson goal because of a missed interference call and earned an unsportsmanlike...

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