Kings strike Stars, snap streak
The Kings didn't win three games in a row at all last season. They also didn't beat Dallas. Well, they have done both of those things this season, as the Kings hold on to defeat the Stars. Three games in a row, three goals from Alexander Frolov. Coincidence? Perhaps. Alex is a major cog of the Kings' offense, and his production is key if Los Angeles is to remain competitive this season.
Another factor was LaBarbera's strong play for the second straight game. He has allowed only one goal in 140 minutes of action. Looks like he's taken the reins of the goaltending duties for the Kings. In the locker room, the mood was considerably lighter, as music was playing and players were chatting more. A remarkable turnaround from the last time I was there, when the mood was morose. Strange what winning your third in a row can do to your spirits.
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