Early Grades for Los Angeles Kings’ Top Stars in 1st Round of NHL Playoffs

The Los Angeles Kings find themselves on the brink of elimination after a heartbreaking overtime loss in Game 3 on Tuesday. 

The Kings didn't struggle like they did in the first two games, when the San Jose Sharks outscored them, 13-5. However, it was still far from a typical L.A. game. 

So, what are the Kings' chances of tying the series?

The Sharks went up 3-0 on the Red Wings in 2011, ultimately winning in seven games. The Philadelphia Flyers came back from down 3-0 in the series and 3-0 in Game 7 against the Boston Bruins in 2010 to win the series. 

The Flyers had a number of brilliant individual performances, something the Kings will need if they hope to mount their own historic comeback.

With that said, here's a look at the grades for each Kings star thus far.

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