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Overtime loss isn't pointless for Kings, but isn't productive either
Overtime loss isn't pointless for Kings, but isn't productive either

Playing well was moderate consolation for the Kings on Saturday night after their 1-0 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they're well aware that getting one point instead of two has put them in a bind as the number of games left in the season dwindles. Patric Hornqvist gained control of the puck in the high slot and rifled a shot past Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick 1:44 into sudden-death play, stunning the standing-room-only crowd at Staples Center. The Kings had been unable to clear the puck out of their zone and it came to Jeff Carter in the corner; he tried to pass to Tyler Toffoli but Penguins defenseman Paul Martin stepped in front of Toffoli and jarred the puck...

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