#CBSLAHelps: CBSLA teamed up with the American Red Cross to raise money for victims of the Southern California firestorms. Click Here to donate! You can also text CBSLAHELPS to 75759 to learn more. Celebrity Guests | Full Recap
#CHiPsForKids: We're in Orange County Starting at 11am! Join us at Kawasaki Motors in Foothill Ranch. More Info

NEWARK, N.J. (CBS/AP) — To a man, the New Jersey Devils do not believe that they are as poor as their 4-10-2 record indicates.

The frustration reached a boiling point Wednesday night, when $100 million player Ilya Kovalchuk fanned on a shot in the shootout, forcing the Devils to remain winless at home with a 5-4 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Meanwhile, across the country in Los Angeles, the Kings are a perfect 6-0 at home and are tied for the NHL lead with 20 points.

During the offseason, Los Angeles was a huge player in the services for the Russian winger.

Ultimately, Kovalchuk stayed in New Jersey, which actually relieved many Kings fans who knew it would destroy any roster flexibility the team currently has.

Los Angeles will put its perfect home record on the line tonight as the Dallas Stars come to Staples Center.

TM and © Copyright 2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Comments (2)
  1. joe says:

    Are your writers & editors completely clueless? You mention the Kings, but you have a story about the New Jersey Devils. Prop 19 failed, ease off the dope.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

Plan Your Trip

Watch & Listen LIVE