You had to wonder, on this day of resetting, if
It was even better.
“Bucket list, for sure,” he said after Thursday’s morning skate here at
Earlier on this trip, the Kings had games in Alberta, at Calgary and Edmonton. When they were in Edmonton on Tuesday, the
Early Thursday morning, media reports surfaced of a shooting at a New Year's Eve party in Calgary. The CBC reported that one person as being listed in critical condition and as many as half a dozen others were injured.
Sutter coached in Calgary, leading the
Thursday’s contest against the
"We missed way too many good opportunities and not just in Edmonton but in Calgary," Sutter said. "And probably on the road. I don't think any team is building off the last game, the way schedules are. You try to get dialed in to your opponent and who is sharp for your team and go from there."
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick came off the ice first at the morning skate and it appears that this will be his ninth consecutive start. Sutter reunited the once high-flying line of Tanner Pearson-
The Kings’ defense has been hit hard because of injuries in the first half of the season and Sutter made a reference to another issue on the back end. Defenseman
"Tonight we'll make a decision," Sutter said. "One of them is banged up a little. We'll put them all in warmups and see how it goes."
Said Schultz: "I got through the Calgary game, kind of got back to figuring out the speed and getting back out there. I felt much more confident and comfortable in the Edmonton game and just played my game."