Their standings will certainly be different by the time the Kings and Ducks stage their final regular-season meeting on March 30.
For now, they’re skating into opposite zones. As opposite as the North and South poles.
The Ducks took a fairly straightforward 2-1 matchup in a tight game with no fights and only three minor penalties. They are far from where they want to be, but in better shape with points in seven of their last nine games.
The Kings have lost six straight and look every bit the offensively challenged personality they tried so hard to shed during the offseason.
Here’s what we learned:
The love for Andrew Cogliano is impressive....