TRH RECAP 57: The Haves and the Av-Nots
KINGS 4, AVALANCHE 1
As discussed in yesterday, the LA Kings are streaking right now and the San Jose Sharks are stumbling.
What a time to be alive!
With a win against the Colorado Avalanche, the Kings would leapfrog the Sharks into a playoff spot. And since the Kings sole reason to exist appears to be to cause as much pain as possible to Sharks fans, the Kings naturally won last night.
@theroyalhalf at least this is the only time i've ever made a tweet about the kings that turned out completely embarrassing in hindsight
— Fear The Fin (@fearthefin) February 19, 2015
Fear the Fin is the greatest good luck charm in Kings history.
As for the actual game, the Avs came out and pretty much imposed their will in the first period.
Apparently they scored a goal, but no one is really sure because the game wasn’t being aired yet.
— Gabby (@GabrielleWilhe1) February 19, 2015
— Nicole DiMeglio (@nicoledimeg) February 19, 2015
@NBCSN Wish I could've seen that first Avs goal. NBC is run by a bunch of monkeys.
— Jonny Stiletto (@jonnystiletto) February 19, 2015
It didn’t get any better from there…
Kings will be fortunate to get out of the first only trailing 1-0
— lisa dillman (@reallisa) February 19, 2015
Fortunately, that was the only goal that the Avs would be able to score in the period.
The Kings are at their best when they are able to wear their opponents down. They outshoot the opposition to absurd degrees and eventually breaks will start to go their way.
That wasn’t going to happen last night. The Avalanche outshot the Kings 43-26 for the game while registering a greater number of shots in each period along the way. In the wild second period, the Avs actually outshot the Kings 18-10.
That didn’t matter though. The Kings took advantage of their opportunities and scored three goals in the period. With Jonathan Quick locked-in, they essentially put the game out of reach midway through the second period.
Ho-hum That 70s Line scored three more goals.
Thanks for the win, Avs.
But the real cherry on top of the sundae in the midst of this six-game win streak?
*walks in room* *shakes hands with playoff teams* Oh hey there Sharks. What are you guys doing down there? pic.twitter.com/uFzbV5zZNM
— PumperNicholl (@PumperNicholl) February 19, 2015
3. Trevor Lewis to Tyler Toffoli
I feel like @thxbud & I should be checking credentials before allowing all these people on the Trevor Lewis bandwagon.
— Jack N.F.A. Wilson (@JACKaWILSON) February 19, 2015
More importantly, it’s a reason to link to
the greatest Trevor Lewis tribute video of all time.
2. Drew Doughty
Seriously, how great is Drew Doughty?
…it’s gotten to the point where that question has become rhetorical.
1. Jonathan Quick
An amazing 42-save performance from Jonathan Quick.
…but I just wanted to link to Quick talking about Family Guy again.