- Fourth line, awesome. Scored both goals.
- Kyle Clifford, Jordan Nolan, Colin Fraser, all +2.
- Clifford, 2 assists, leads Kings in points.
- Third line, fine.
- Jarret Stoll, Dwight King and Trevor Lewis, all even +/-.
- Lewis led the team with 4 shots.
“Kings to become first team to hold banner lowering ceremony after opener out of embarrassment.”
– Fear the Fin
I want to separate (1) the Kings winning the cup from (2) the cup banner-raising ceremony. Because (1) is literally and without exaggeration a dream come true. And (2) is just a bunch of boring self-indulgence that I would have happily fast-forwarded through had I not been watching it live on NBC. I probably should…
As you may know, I hate writing “game previews.” You can take it as a measure of hockey withdrawal that I am nostalgic for the old format I devised at Jewels from the Crown. I doubt I will be able to keep up the preview writing thing for very long (and, hey, if you’re interested…