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Kings show they're still not there yet

An embarrassing 7-2 loss to Canucks in Game 5 shows how far L.A. still has to come

Updated: April 24, 2010, 3:22 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Shane O'Brien, the Vancouver Canucks' fun-loving yet irritating defenseman, may be a "clown," as Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray labeled him Friday night, but at least he was a happy clown after the Canucks' 7-2 thrashing of the Kings to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series.

The same could not be said for the Kings, who dusted themselves off following the rout and quickly packed their belongings, leaving only a handful ...

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