This should have been the end of the ride for the Kings: A three-hour time swing, against a stringent Eastern Conference team, without their No. 2 center, Jeff Carter.
But the Kings persisted, through an ugly first period and a potentially game-swinging, game-tying goal late in the second period. They walked out of Nationwide Arena on Saturday with a 6-4 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets to remain the only team in the NHL without a regulation loss (6-0-1).
Here’s what we learned:
Alex Iafallo is doing the little things
The rookie had two assists and was a plus-5 for the game, along with Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar. Iafallo made the initial...