Cal Petersen knew he was a long way from South Bend, Ind., when he came to Los Angeles this summer.
Petersen, a well-regarded goalie prospect, signed with the Kings as a free agent in July. A month later, he was on the ice with Jonathan Quick and Darcy Kuemper at the Kings’ practice facility.
“The coolest part was just being able to skate with Quickie and Kuemper and some of the other NHL guys and kind of just getting to learn from those guys and figure it out,” Petersen said Friday at rookie camp.
“Obviously it wasn’t as intense as trying to make the team, but it was good to kind of get my feet wet.”
Kings fans hope that Petersen eventually gets submerged, given...