The Kings have done the San Jose thing, played the St. Louis Blues plenty in the playoffs in recent years and, further back, engaged the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the postseason.
Never the Nashville Predators.
Could this be the year?
There are three weeks remaining in the regular season and with the teams tightly bunched, several potential scenarios are still viable. If Monday night served as a trailer for a possible Kings-Predators playoff matchup, expect a tightly contested series.
Nashville scored three second-period goals and held off a determined third-period surge by the Kings in a 5-2 victory at Bridgestone...