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Los Angeles Kings Fell 5-2 to the Calgary Flames

March 20th, 2017 at 1:19 AM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Los Angeles Kings fell 5-2 to the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday.

Anze Kopitar and Nic Dowd scored, and Ben Bishop made 14 saves for Los Angeles. Bishop replaced Jonathan Quick, who had five saves.

The Kings (34-30-7), who are six points behind the Nashville Predators for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference.

"There's still 22 points to be had," Los Angeles forward Jarome Iginla said to NHL.com. "Things can change very quickly, but we do know we have to get our fair share of them. Whether that's all of them or not, we know we have to win."

Brian Elliott made 19 saves for the Flames.

Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, Michael Stone, Mark Giordano and Kris Versteeg also scored for Calgary (41-27-4), which is one point ahead of the Edmonton Oilers for third place in the Pacific Division.

Next, the Kings head to Edmonton to face the Oilers on Monday (9 p.m. ET; SNW, FS-W, NHL.TV).

"I don't think there's any secret to it. Obviously going into Edmonton tomorrow, we have to get the two points. That's the bottom line,” Kings captain Anze Kopitar said to NHL.com. “That's what we've got to think every night for every game."


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