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LAst Night's Action: Kings Zeroed by Canucks

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Alexander Frolov going for a ride. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Vancouver Canucks defeat LA Kings 4-0. Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo withstood the onslaught of 28 shots on goal and let none pass including a penalty shot by Alexander Frolov. The Kings meanwhile did no favors for their goalie Jason LaBarbera by being out of position on defense giving the Canucks easy shots. It was the case of the Kings just not being able to capitalize on their opportunities. Luongo got his 40th career shutout becoming just the 28th goalie to do so. This was Vancouver's first shutout of the Kings in Los Angeles since they joined the league in 1970.

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