Call this the better-late-than-never trip. The
Yes, you might say the Kings center relishes playing against his former team, the
Since getting traded to the Kings just before the deadline in 2012, he has scored four goals and nine points in eight games against the Blue Jackets.
The Kings are 11-0-0 this season when Carter has multi-point performances.
“He’s a big-game player,”
A suspected case of food poisoning had Regehr down … but not out. He said the illness came on around 3 a.m. and he didn't get much rest, and this was not even a couple of days after Regehr played a season-high 29 minutes in the victory at Tampa.
Of course, he played. The Kings were unable to bring up a player from their minor-league affiliate in Manchester, N.H., because of the snowstorms hitting the East Coast.
Regehr logged nearly 24 minutes of ice time, was a minus-three and had one assist. Kings Coach
Dwight King fitting in well on the Carter line
King scored his first goal since he had two against Nashville on Jan. 3, set up Tyler Toffoli to make it 2-1 and put forth a determined effort from the start. Sutter said: "I thought the line was really good. Jeff and Tyler and Kinger were our best forwards by a long shot."
The loss to the Panthers, the third-period collapse, may have been the cold reality the Kings needed. But Dwight King analyzed it beyond just that game.