What we learned from the Kings’ 1-0 win at Pittsburgh on Friday night:
Coach Darryl Sutter had no complaints about his goaltending
We’ll see if Sutter’s happiness lasts, but Peter Budaj’s 39-save shutout was the kind of carry-the-team-on-my-back performance that Sutter had been waiting to see since Jonathan Quick was injured in the season opener.
Sutter also had praise for the penalty killers, who silenced four Pittsburgh power plays. “They gave us a lot of, I wouldn’t say energy, because we were a tired hockey club tonight, but I think it really gave us belief and strength going into the third,” he said....