Jordan Nolan

What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss at Edmonton

What we learned from the Kings' 2-1 loss at Edmonton

There are only so many ways to say the Kings can’t score goals.

“I think it’s been like that for the past couple years,” left wing Tanner Pearson said after the team’s fourth loss in five games, and he’s correct.

And they’ve also been stingy defensively the last few years, but this season they’ve scored fewer goals than the small amount that they’ve allowed. They’ve been shut out 10 times and have scored two goals or fewer 39 times. That’s almost half a season. They’re averaging 2.39 goals per game and 2.45 goals against.

Last season the numbers were 2.72 for and 2.34 against. In 2014-15 it was 2.66 for and 2.40 against. In 2013-14 it was 2.41 for and 2.05 against. The...

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