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What we learned from the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto
What we learned from the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto

The arbitrary nature of the road hit the Kings in Toronto as they showed improvement in many categories but still came away with a shootout loss. Again, there are always stand-out moments, a few more takeaways from Sunday. Carter’s slump deepens One of the more bewildering aspects of the Kings’ scoring woes involves Jeff Carter. He worked hard over the summer and one of the story lines emerging in training camp was his impressive fitness level. Carter and the kids (Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli) had an exceptional first month. In October, Carter had five goals in the Kings’ first eight games. Since Oct. 26, he has scored twice and has not had a goal since Nov. 18...

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