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A not-so-magnificent seven has Kings, goalie Jonathan Quick in a hole
A not-so-magnificent seven has Kings, goalie Jonathan Quick in a hole

Gather 'round for a history lesson, of bright playoff campaigns gone bad . . . and gone south, fast. Sunday night's debacle at San Jose wasn't the first time the Kings have given up seven consecutive goals in a playoff game. It happened during, of all things, the Wayne Gretzky era when his former team, the Edmonton Oilers, beat the Kings, 7-0, in Game 1 of a second-round series in 1990. That team featured Gretzky, Luc Robitaille (now a team president), Rob Blake (now a Kings assistant general manager), Larry Robinson and goalie Kelly Hrudey. Robinson and Hrudey were on hand for the Sharks' 7-2 win at the SAP Center in Game 2 on Sunday, Robinson as a valued assistant...

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