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Wednesday, October 9th (All times Eastern)

Ottawa Senators (1-0-1) at Los Angeles Kings (1-2-0), 10:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick didn't hide his frustrations following his club's most recent loss and should get a chance to rebound on Wednesday night in a meeting with the Ottawa Senators.

Quick, a former Conn Smythe Trophy winner and Vezina Trophy nominee, had a forgettable night on Monday in Los Angeles' home opener versus the New York Rangers. With his club down just a single goal and on a power play, he misplayed a clear by New York's Ryan McDonagh that resulted in a blooper goal for the Rangers.

McDonagh sent the puck down the length of the ice off the boards. Quick came out to his left to play the puck and dropped his stick in the process. He then attempted to stop the puck with his blocker, but the disc skipped off his equipment and into the net 4:39 into the third frame and the Kings went on to lose 3-1.

Asked his thought process on the play afterward, Quick responded softly, "Play 60 minutes -- you try to stop the puck for your teammates, that's the thought process. Everybody gives up bad goals and it's part of the game."

Further pressed on what happened, Quick appeared to grow frustrated.

"You guys are writing a story on that one goal? The stick fell out of my hand. I tried to stop it with my blocker, it hit my blocker," he said.

Quick ended with 25 saves and Jake Muzzin had the only goal for the Kings, who have lost two straight after opening the season with a victory and were credited with 17 giveaways as a team.

"I think there's some execution issues when players have pucks on their stick and give it to the other team," noted Kings head coach Darryl Sutter after saying he wasn't concerned with the team's effort.

Ottawa had its issues in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday as the club failed to hold a two-goal lead, giving up a score late in the second period before yielding the tying marker with 5:52 to go in regulation.

Toronto then got goals from Mason Raymond and Tyler Bozak in the shootout, while Milan Michalek and Jason Spezza had their tries stopped.

Raymond opened the shootout with a spin-o-rama goal on Craig Anderson, a play that Sens head coach Paul MacLean feels should be illegal.

"I think it's a very unfair play for the goaltender for the guy to come in and blow snow on him," MacLean said. "To me he came to a full stop and the puck went backwards and came forwards, but that's me. I'm only a fisherman from Nova Scotia, so I don't know nothin' about nothin'."

Kyle Turris had a goal and two assists, while Anderson made 38 saves for Ottawa, which had opened its season with a 1-0 victory over Buffalo last Friday. Cory Conacher, Jared Cowen and Jason Spezza all added goals.

The Sens are beginning the season with a six-game road trip and are set to open the western part of the trek. They are slated to visit San Jose, Anaheim and Phoenix following tonight's game.

"We need to get our group in practice," MacLean said of fixing the mistakes from Saturday's loss. "We'll have that opportunity when we go out west and we're going to take advantage of it. The good thing is we took three of four points on the road (so far) and we've been able to score enough to win games. We've got to keep going."

The Kings notched a 4-1 win over the Senators at home when the clubs last met on Jan. 23, 2012, with Quick stopping 27 shots.

Los Angeles has won four of the past five meetings overall and is 5-0-0 with a tie in its last six at home in this series. The Kings have outscored Ottawa 20-8 during that span in L.A.

10/09 10:47:20 ET

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2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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