The Kings (22-20-4) started a four-game road trip with a 4-2 loss to the Islanders (19-17-8) at the Barclays Center on Saturday night. Here’s what we learned from the game.
Leave it to Lee
The final box score shows three power-play goals for the Islanders, but that is counting an empty-net score from John Tavares in the final minute. The two legitimate power-play goals were scored by forward Anders Lee in similar fashion.
Lee did all of his power-play damage in front of goalie Peter Budaj, and Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said he warned his team about the 26-year-old’s presence around the crease. Lee’s first goal came off a Tavares rebound and...