Sunday, May 6, 2012

Get the Broom

Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown (23) scores on St. Louis Blues goal Brian Elliott in Game 4 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Get the broom, there’s a spill on aisle three. Just like that, the Los Angeles Kings have managed to not only sweep the St. Louis Blues to advance to the Western conference finals, they have also succeeded in defeating both the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the conference. This makes them the only eighth seed team in NHL history to eliminate their conference’s top two seeds in the same postseason. Quite an accomplishment.

Despite the St. Louis Blues coming out today with a spark that, for a moment, one thought was going to result in a rebound for the ailing Blues, the Kings were just too much for them to overcome. The Los Angeles Kings currently sit with an 8-1 playoff record, which is pretty amazing considering they never had an eight game win streak once during the regular season. ... Read more of this story at NoCoastBias!


1 comment:

  1. Despite their loss to the Kings I had a great time watching this series. They outlasted the Black Hawks :)

    Thanks for another GREAT article. Keep them coming!