The Kings got through their morning skate and game without a goaltender getting injured.
Indeed, that represents progress around here.
After a rough first week, the Kings are trending up with three straight victories after starting the season 0-3-0. They rallied with a late goal in regulation Tuesday and won it in overtime, beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-2, at Staples Center.
Defenseman Alec Martinez scored on the rebound of Tanner Pearson’s shot 1 minute 14 seconds into overtime, taking advantage of the weary Blue Jackets nearing the end of a shift. Martinez, who had his second overtime winner of the season, almost always gives credit to his...