Playing well was moderate consolation for the
Patric Hornqvist gained control of the puck in the high slot and rifled a shot past Kings goaltender
"It's just a play that happens," said defenseman
The Kings remain out of a playoff spot. They're one point behind Calgary for third place in the
The Kings had 31 shots on Pittsburgh goaltender
"We played really well," Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said. "They're a tough nut to crack over there, with Fleury. I don't think there were a lot of chances either way but there was a lot of good chances. That's the way it goes."
But it didn't go far enough for the Kings, who have been shut out, 1-0, twice in their last six games. Ottawa prevailed by that score on Feb. 26.
One point isn't good enough now.
"It helps us but these are the tight games that you've got to win," Greene said. "At this time of the year you've got to win the one-goal games. We've got to find a way to do that. We're chasing teams right now."
Quick didn't have a lot of work but he made some noteworthy saves during the second period. With Pittsburgh on a power play after
Fleury was equally sharp, perhaps at his best in making two stops on