January 31st, 2014, 02:24 AM #1
Pittsburgh beats up on Kings (LA Daily News)
None of the NHLís Eastern Conference teams played a game in Southern California last year, a necessary consequence of a lockout that shortened the 2012-13 season to 48 games.
That angered some fans, particularly those who wanted a glimpse of Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, arguably the best hockey player in the world. Crosby played only two games at Staples Center before Thursday and none since 2009.
Maybe there was a lesson to be learned from the Kingsí rare home game against the Penguins: Be careful what you ask for.
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