SAN JOSE — Greetings from
The Kings went back to Los Angeles after the 2-1 overtime loss on Saturday that narrowed their series lead to 2-1, but they returned to San Jose on Monday night.
The two-day break in the series gave players on both sides a welcome chance to heal some of the bumps and bruises they’ve accumulated in the first three games. Sharks Coach Todd McLellan said center
McLellan said he was still toying with the idea of playing seven defensemen and 11 forwards and using defenseman
“We’re trying,” said Wingels, who is expected to play on the third line with
He also said he didn't expect Quick to still be emotional after Quick unleashed a tirade at the on-ice officials at the end of Game 3 on Saturday.
"There's frustration there. When you lose a game you're frustrated," Wingels said. "You put so much effort in. When you don't get the success you want, for whatever reasons, you become frustrated. I'm sure that was the case for him.
"With the competitive guy he is, I'm sure he's champing at the bit to get the game started tonight and get the chance to get the win again. I'm sure he'll be ready."
Check back later for news from the Kings' morning skate.