Peter Budaj

Three things we learned from the Kings’ 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Wild

Three things we learned from the Kings’ 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Wild

Newly acquired goaltender Ben Bishop was supposed to make his Kings debut Monday in the opener of a brief but crucial two-game, two-nation, 27-hour road trip. But his late arrival from Tampa led Coach Darryl Sutter to start Jonathan Quick in goal and keep Bishop on the bench, where he saw Quick give up five goals for the first time since December 2015, the last one coming 12 seconds into overtime. Here are some of the things Bishop may have concluded from rinkside:

1. What offensive slump?

The trade for Bishop left many people scratching their heads. With...

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