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Kings wonder what might have been

L.A. was unprepared in defeat, convinced it would win series

Updated: October 20, 2010, 3:10 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray had prepared to make a different speech to his team Sunday night. It was to be more "Anything can happen in Game 7" than "We had a great season." He didn't have the latter script written and was still at a loss for words after the Kings' 4-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks in their Western Conference quarterfinal series eliminated L.A. in its first postseason trip since 2002.

Standing with his hands in his pockets, he was still ...

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