Kings Coach Darryl Sutter and defenseman Drew Doughty were fielding questions about the game-breaking ability of Calgary’s prized rookie, the undersized left wing Johnny Gaudreau.
Gaudreau, who was named the league’s No. 1 star of the week on Monday, broke the spirit of the Kings in the Flames’ come-from-behind win in overtime a week ago.
(OK … maybe temporarily broke their spirit.)
“Yeah, he got a hat trick last game,” said Doughty. “But had some lucky bounces and whatnot. We know he’s a pretty good player and good in the offensive zone, good at being shifty and quick. We’ve got to shut him down...