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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 80 @ Calgary

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season:
Game 80 @ Calgary, April 5, 2016, 6pm PST

One night after losing in Vancouver, the Los Angeles Kings travel east to take on the Calgary Flames in what will be the final road game of the season for the silver-and-black.

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While they are heading to the playoffs, the Kings are looking to clinch top spot in the Pacific Division. They enter Tuesday’s matchup sitting just one point behind Anaheim, who also plays on Tuesday.

The Kings are a perfect 3-0-0 against the Flames this season and hope to end it on the same note. This season’s series is the first win for the Kings over Calgary since the lockout-shortened 2013 campaign. But while the Kings do boast a 16-11-0 record against the Pacific this season, they are just 2-6-0 in their last eight games, being outscored 26-19 over that stretch.

For the Flames, since they won’t be going to the playoffs this year, they are simply looking to play spoilers as they hope to stop Los Angeles from winning their first division title in 25 years.

It should be a good matchup.

Enjoy the game!

About Ryan Cowley

Ryan Cowley has been writing about the Los Angeles Kings since 2009, beginning as the head writer and editor of Make Way for the Kings since its inception. Until the summer of 2015, Make Way was run by the FanvsFan Network (www.makewayforthekings.com) but has since become independent at its new address: www.makewayforthekings.net Ryan is an NHL-accredited writer who has covered such events as the Stanley Cup Final and Stadium Series. He is also a graduate of Comedy Writing & Performance from Humber College in Toronto, Ontario.

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