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LAst Night's Action: Kings Not Up for the Fight

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Lightning's David Koci and Kings' Raitis Ivanans scuffle during the first period. AP Photo/Gus Ruelas

Tampa Bay Lightning defeat LA Kings 3-1. The Kings couldn't muster much of anything giving up two quick goals at the end of the first period. Their only comeback was a slapshot goal by Peter Harrold at the end of the second period assisted by Anze Kopitar. It's not looking good for the Kings right now especially with the Detroit Red Wings on their way to town.

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  • After a distinguished career as a head coach in the NFL, Tony Dungy calls it a day. He got his first job turning around the woeful Tampa Bay Buccaneers franchise in 1996 and moved on to the Indianapolis Colts in 2002. He would eventually win the Super Bowl with the Colts in the 2006 season against my beloved Bears becoming the first black head coach to lead a team to the Lombardi trophy. In 13 years as a head coach he only missed the playoffs twice and had a losing record once in his first year at Tampa Bay where they still wore the Creamsicle unis.