Game 3 between the Blues and Kings can be summarized with just two words: wasted opportunities. Maybe two more words: missed wide. Even if you take a few moments trying to remember all of the chances the Blues had, you probably won't be able to remember all of them.
David Backes, Jordan Leopold, Andy McDonald, Alex Steen, Patrik Berglund and numerous others all had high-percentage chances. On some Jonathan Quick was in net. On most he was absent, either sprawled out on the ice or on the wrong side of the action.
Am I prepared to dismiss LA's effort in favor of blaming this loss on the Blues' accuracy issues? Yes. The Blues played an extremely strong game on the road and only walk out of this one with a negative result because they couldn't bury a shot with the net gaping.no comments