A few more takeaways after the Kings recorded their first win of the season, beating the high-powered Stars on Thursday night at Dallas.
Better defensive structure
Kings goalie Peter Budaj was complimentary of the defensive effort, a far more organized and cohesive system than displayed in the first three games. The Kings blocked 15 shots with defensemen Alec Martinez and Jake Muzzin leading the effort with four each.
“It’s great,” Budaj said. “You don’t want to take anything away from Dallas but it was a...