David Schlemko

Kings report: Veteran line is working hard, but not producing points

Kings report: Veteran line is working hard, but not producing points

It’s baby steps for the Kings these days, even for those who have long outgrown their kid skates.

Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Marian Gaborik have played a combined 2,662 games in their NHL careers, and the trio has a history of chemistry. But they’ve yet to channel that tangibly since they were reunited three games ago. The line hasn’t produced a point in that sample size and Kings Coach Darryl Sutter assessed it like only he can.

“I’d like them to be better,” Sutter said.

Sutter further broke it down that the line was effective at the starts of periods Saturday against the San Jose Sharks. That’s at least a building block leading into Tuesday’s rematch in San...

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