Now that the Big Game of the Season is over, it’s on to the next one. A few takeaways after the
Regulation was the Kings' friend
The Kings' record once the game hits the overtime/shootout stage is staggering -- and not in a positive way.
They are a league-worst 3-15 in shootouts/overtime, combined.
“That is what it is,” Kings center
"We've got three games to take care of our own business."
Shootout failure on the road continues
Monday's loss to the Canucks means that the Kings are 0-5 in shootouts on the road this season, keeping company with the likes of the road-challenged Philadelphia Flyers (0-5) and New Jersey Devils (0-3).
One of those shootout losses, in fact, was to the lowly
On Monday, Canucks goalie
In fact, the attempts of the three were relatively tame, which might be the kindest way to describe it.
Scoring drought against key rivals
In their last two games against division rival Vancouver, the Kings have scored a mere two goals.
They've shown they can score against the minnows of the league -- Edmonton and Colorado, combining for 11 goals in two games. But the Kings' offense has dimmed recently against the likes of Chicago (one goal), Minnesota (one goal) and Nashville (one goal).