Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has been around long enough to know when things aren't going to form.
Of late, the Kings have not found the right formula, and the lack of cohesion showed in Saturday's 4-1 loss to Chicago. They've won once in their last four games.
"We haven't lived up to that potential — hardly at all this season," Doughty said Monday. "We're not happy with the way we're playing. We know we need to turn it around immediately."
How often have they hit the optimum level?
"I don't really want to put a number on it — in case I'm wrong," Doughty said. "I would say about half of the games we've played...