The hockey cliches might as well be engraved into every locker room wall: Find ways to win. Have your best players be your best players.
They were evident in the Kings' 2-1 overtime win Saturday against the Chicago Blackhawks, which stretched their win streak to five games.
Here’s what we learned:
Kings have done it different ways
During their streak, the Kings have survived a third-period blitz by the Ducks, a wacky flurry of late goals against the New York Islanders and an overtime against the highly skilled Blackhawks.
Goalie Peter Budaj is in his first extended run with the Kings, and he can see how they find ways to...