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What we learned from the Kings' 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens

What we learned from the Kings' 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens

Just when it seemed the Kings’ unblemished start to the season would be punctured, it regenerated like an iguana growing a new tail.

It didn’t look good through two periods Wednesday. Jeff Carter left the game with an awkward lower-body injury. The Kings threw a wheelbarrow full of pucks at Montreal Canadiens backup goalie Al Montoya and still had one goal to show for it.

Then their third line saved the day. Adrian Kempe’s third-period hat trick and Michael Cammalleri’s two goals gave the Kings a 5-1 win at Staples Center. They are the only team in the NHL without a regulation loss (5-0-1).

Here’s what we learned:

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