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Kings Spectator Lesson: Never, Never Leave Early

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Scattered across Southern California today, the hundreds of fans who left Staples Center well before the game was over should be kicking themselves. Hard. Some wouldn’t blame them - the Dallas Stars were smoking the Kings 4-0, and it was Saturday night so perhaps they had amazing plans for after the game.

If it were the latter, I can say with certainty that those postgame appointments should have been blown off or at least delayed. What happened in the last ten minutes of the game has left sportswriters and internet message board fans scrambling for a moniker for the piece of Kings history that remaining fans (and those on TV) witnessed live.