The degree of difficulty got higher, and nastier, when the Kings went from one Pacific Division foe to another.
After they easily dispatched the San Jose Sharks last Saturday, a 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Wednesday was confirmation that the teams are in for another edgy season series.
Here’s what we learned:
The rivalry is up to speed. It took until the third period for it to fully bloom, but it unfolded unsurprisingly. Michael Frolik hit Drew Doughty against the boards, which sparked the first of several late...