Faster. Stronger. Better. Quick-er.
To say the Kings looked like a different team than past outfits is an understatement after a 4-1 win against the San Jose Sharks. They look looser offensively while not surrendering their defensive principles.
Their top line dominated and so did Jonathan Quick, whose only goal allowed came on a deflection.
Here’s what we learned:
It was quality and quantity. The Kings put 38 shots on goal, and 17 of those were in the first period. More important to them was that they came from different areas of the ice, a point of emphasis after a lot of perimeter shots last season.
“I think it was a big difference from...