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:
Adrian Kempe rediscovered his...