Sometime in the near future, Jeff Zatkoff will put on a Kings jersey in a game that has true meaning. It’s a moment a decade in the making.
Zatkoff previously spent five years in the organization but never made it into a regular-season game. He was stuck low on the goalie ladder and vaguely remembers some preseason appearances.
“I’ve played a few third periods, but never started here or anything,” Zatkoff said of his first Kings stint, from 2008 to 2012.
That’s why Zatkoff relished coming back to the team that drafted him in 2006. The Kings signed Zatkoff this summer to back up Jonathan Quick after former No. 2 Jhonas Enroth left via free...