The Kings (20-16-4) fought back from an early deficit to defeat the Minnesota Wild (24-10-4), 4-3, at the Staples Center on Saturday afternoon. Below is what we learned from the game.
Tanner Pearson, like the Kings, likes the big moment
Pearson shines the brightest when the ice opens up in three-on-three overtime, as evidenced by his second game-winner in three games.
Pearson dashed toward the net and deflected an Alec Martinez pass by Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper in this one. The goal came 3 minutes and 32 seconds into the extra period and shortly after the Kings allowed Zach Parise to tie the game with 42.1 seconds left in...