Los Angeles Kings: victims of their own success

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi hits San Jose Sharks centre Andrew Desjardins along the...

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi hits San Jose Sharks centre Andrew Desjardins along the boards in the first period during Game 6 in the NHL Western Conference semifinal. (REUTERS/Jed Jacobsohn)

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:57 PM ET

The Los Angeles Kings are victims of their own success.

That seems to be the way head coach Darryl Sutter sees it.

The Kings lost only four playoff games during their romp to a Stanley Cup celebration in 2012 but have already suffered five setbacks this spring, even though they have survived the first two rounds.

 

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