A few takeaways following the Kings’ third loss in three games, mirroring, in some ways, their start to last season in which they also lost their opening three games.
Goaltending an increasing concern
Goaldtending was always going to be an issue for the Kings after No. 1 goalie Jonathan Quick was injured late in the first period of the season opener Oct. 12 in San Jose. A week later, it’s only more pronounced.
Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff was pulled after two periods, making 11 saves and allowing five goals. Minnesota scored...