A few more takeaways after the Kings completed a five-game trip and earned a point on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a well-paced, entertaining game.
Lucic is keeping it real
All teams need a truth-teller and left wing Milan Lucic, who had the Kings’ only goal against Tampa Bay, has been filling that role almost since Day 1.
Yes, there were positive signs during the 2-2-1 trip. But ….
“If you look at it, as a whole, it’s a .500 trip and you don’t make the playoffs by being a .500 hockey team,” Lucic said in the dressing room afterward. “A lot of positives but also a lot of things we need to...