SAN JOSE — Greetings from San Jose, the
’ first visit this season to what’s now known as the SAP Center and first since their second-round playoff series against the
last spring. The Kings won that series by winning Game 7 at
It’s only November and too early to call the Kings’ game against the Sharks on Wednesday night a must-win or use a similar cliché, but it’s more than just one of 82 because the winner will take the lead in the
The Kings and Sharks each have 35 points and the
The Kings will take a 7-0-3 points streak into the game and an 8-3-1 road record. The Sharks are 7-1-2 at home.
Carter will play his second game back from the foot inury that kept him out of the lineup for 10 games, but Quick, Greene,
“When we had that flood of injuries I think a lot of people were probably thinking it’s going to be a tough couple of weeks,” Kings captain
He also said that while Quick, center
"That shows our mentality as a team," Brown said. "It's not just ever about one individual or a couple of players. It's always been a team mentality here. That's what makes it strong. When a top guy goes out — our goal scorer [Carter] went out the last three weeks — and we didn't score as many goals as we would have with him in the lineup, but we found ways to win. It's about being 20 strong."
“Tyler came up and was really good and then he had a real drop and then I think he was better last game,” Coach
“I think Linden has some trouble against certain players. He’s a guy that’s used to having the puck at whatever level he’s at. I’d see him in juniors and he was dominant he was and he’d get away with stuff you can’t get away with in the
Judging by the morning skate, the lines and defense pairs figure to be the same as they were at Vancouver. That would be Brown-Kopitar-