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Kings on the lookout for swarming Sharks
Kings on the lookout for swarming Sharks

One of the lasting impressions of Game 1 between the Kings and San Jose was the sight of fourth-line Sharks agitator Mike Brown leaning hard with his shoulder into Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, knocking Voynov into Kings goalie Jonathan Quick. Quick went clattering to the side of the net and chaos ensued, not even five minutes into the series. That welcome-to-the-playoffs moment on Thursday night may have stood out, but it was hardly the only defining physical example in the Sharks' 6-3 win. "I think they're trying to run a lot of our top players," Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said. "I know, me personally, they were running me every chance they had. They were...

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