Three stars

DEREK VAN DIEST, EDMONTON SUN

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1. Jason LaBarbera, LA

The Kings goaltender was sharp, especially in the third period when the Oilers turned up the pressure. He finished with 34 saves.

2. Patrick O'Sullivan, LA

Scored two goals to pace the Kings.

3. Jarrett Stoll, Edm

Scored his first goal since January.

GAME GRADES

OVERALL: C

Offence: D

Defence: C

Goaltending: C

Power play: C

Penalty killing: A

Toughness: C

Effort: B

WHY THEY LOST

They made three big errors which led directly to King goals. When teams are struggling mistakes are often being fished out of their own net.

PLAY OF GAME

Ladislav Nagy intercepts a Tom Gilbert pass in the corner, cuts to the net and beats Oilers goaltender Dwayne Roloson with a backhander.


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