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Friday night’s loss to San Jose all but killed the LA Kings playoff hopes for this season. To get back to contention, the team will need new personnel and a new attitude.
Going into this season, it was expected the LA Kings would be concentrating on transitioning from their rebuild toward becoming a playoff contender. A bulk of their highly-rated prospects would start the season playing for the Ontario Reign in the American Hockey League and were supposed to be called up intermittently to “see what they have.