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Kings don't have the magic in St. Louis, lose to Blues, 1-0

Kings don't have the magic in St. Louis, lose to Blues, 1-0

 To summarize … 

The Kings have played eight games and the calendar hasn’t even flipped from October to November. So far, they’ve lost their All-Star goalie for months, not weeks. 

Their backup goalie got hurt during the morning skate and is on injured reserve. And a top-four defenseman looked to be in a world of hurt early in the third period and did not return. The last injury mishap occurred with Kings defenseman Brayden McNabb in their 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Saturday night.

With the Kings having to drop from six to five defensemen for most of the third period, the minutes were big for the others. Kings defenseman Drew...

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