Here are a few more takeaways after the Kings were held scoreless for the third time this season. The other two times were in the third game of the season, against Vancouver on Oct. 13, and at Toronto on Dec. 19.
Upcoming divisional games looming large
With the Kings’ loss and the Sharks’ victory on Thursday, San Jose pulled within 10 points of the first-place Kings in the Pacific Division race.
Because of that, there is added focus on this weekend. The Kings play at San Jose on Sunday, following Saturday night’s game against another division rival,...