Jan 18, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) makes a save on a shot by Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards (10) in the shoot-out at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit won 3-2 in a shoot-out. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

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I’ve seen teams lose in countless ways. But the way the Kings lost last night was ridiculous. Just another example at the subpar officiating in the NHL these days. The Kings should have walked out of that place with two points, not a shootout lose. I can’t even fathom why the referee was not following the puck as it went into the net. Crazy stuff.

As if the lose wasn’t enough the Kings had a little salt rubbed in their wounds with the wins around the Pacific Division last night. The San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, Phoenix Coyotes and

Links

- Everyone is pretty heated about last night’s fluke goal. (LA Kings News)

- Here is some explanation to the rules that played into the play. (Puck Daddy)

- Here is a replay of the goal if you haven’t seen it. (Reddit)

Last Night’s Scores

Rangers 4, Senators 1

Sharks 5, Lightning 4

Capitals 2, Jets 3 (OT)

Blue Jackets 4 (SO), Sabres 3

Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 5

Kings 2, Red Wings 3 (SO)

Islanders 4, Flyers 6

Panthers 2, Hurricanes 3

Ducks 3, Blues 2

Avalanche 5, Predators 4

Devils 2, Coyotes 3

Stars 2, Wild 3 (OT)

Flames 2, Vancouver 3 (SO)

Highlight Of The Night

This was the sight in the penalty box after a line brawl broke out in the Flames versus Canucks games just two second into the game. Over 100 penalty minutes were handed out and seven players were ejected.

Tags: Los Angeles Kings