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Drew Doughty says Kings need to step up against Eastern teams
Drew Doughty says Kings need to step up against Eastern teams

Leave it to Drew Doughty to create a new measuring stick between Eastern Conference and Western Conference teams. How about the ice bag factor? The Kings defenseman was talking about the differences between the conferences and the need for the Kings to step it up against the Eastern teams, starting Sunday in Toronto. "The Western Conference is more physical and tougher," he said after practice Saturday. "It's a grind. They are games where you come out with 10 ice bags on you. When you come to the East, it's more run-and-gun and offensive game. We need to play good defense." So just two ice bags for the Eastern teams? "One or two here,"...

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