Road struggles are so last year, right?
Importance of the power play
Special teams helped the Kings get a hard-fought point in Edmonton on Tuesday (a shootout loss), and the power play paved the way to the comeback on Thursday.
“Getting the penalty called on them, that was important because I thought there was one just prior to that that we didn’t get [called] for us,” said Kings Coach
Line juggling paid off
Sutter was tweaking the lines and put the kids, Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli, back with veteran center
The line combined for nine shots on goal.
Later, Pearson would set up
"I think it was a pretty gutsy effort out of the guys," Pearson said. "Obviously, we haven't been that strong of a team on the road, and to come back in the third period like we did, I think, was a big thing for us."
Veterans spark the comebacks
Williams, who is called "Stick" by his teammates, is not terribly fond of another nickname, Mr. Game 7. He earned that one long ago by virtue of his remarkable playoff exploits.
But Williams is 7-0 in career Game 7s and has scored seven goals and 14 points in Game 7s, an
"This is big for our hockey club," he said.