ST. LOUIS — With
“It’s the same game. It’s the same rules, the same ice surface out there, just no shootouts,” he said Tuesday after the Kings’ morning skate at
Stoll also said good communication will be crucial.
"Talking on the ice helps a lot," he said. "That's a no-brainer but especially in the playoffs in loud buildings where the atmosphere gets ramped up that much more, you've got to be talking out there."
Stoll will again center for
Who will be this season's Dwight King?
"Trevor Lewis," Stoll said. "He's got the skill, he's got the shot, he's got the speed. Just a matter of not only our line but every line coming together and ramping it up an extra notch or two.
"It's going to be a battle. There's not going to be much open ice out there. We've got to find it and work for it and work for your opportunities. It's going to be a physical series, for sure, and we have to get on their defense — just as I'm sure they're saying the same thing about us. I think Trevor and Kinger and guys like that have good shots and they're strong on the puck and can create scoring chances that way."