EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Kings have made it a point not to look back at the regular season too much.
They came on strong late -- but even then, they came up short of their goal of winning the Pacific Division. The Phoenix Coyotes claimed the divisional crown by finishing two points ahead of L.A., forcing the Kings to start every Stanley Cup Playoffs series on the road.
Not that it has mattered -- the Kings are 5-0 away from L.A. thus far in the postseason. But at least one Kings player said Tuesday that they'll remember the Coyotes winning the division when the Western Conference Finals between the teams get under way.
"They kind of took something from us at the end of the season that we wanted to get," Jonathan Quick said. "We're going to go into their building with a chip on our shoulder because of it.