Call it pessimistic if you want but it’s time to face reality.
Dustin Penner, a one-time 30 goal scorer, found chemistry with Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams upon his arrival to Los Angeles in March of 2010 before Kopitar’s ankle injury was the jumping off point of his descent to healthy scratch/pancake chef.
The time is now for the Los Angeles Kings to put together a winning streak, or they could be facing a steep uphill battle in March.
The bottom line is- this team is playing for him, and they are starting to put together an identity.
It was time for a slightly new look.
I can only hope that firing Murray is still the answer, and when Sutter (regardless of the preconceptions) takes over he installs whatever is missing. Because I sure as hell can’t figure out what it is, except some intangibles.
Not Darry Sutter.
I know all the super fans of the LA Kings and are all invested emotionally in the success of the team, but it’s also important to look at this situation as it applies to the ‘real world’.
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