Steve Yzerman

What we learned in the Kings' 4-1 victory at Detroit

What we learned in the Kings' 4-1 victory at Detroit

What we learned from the Kings’ 4-1 victory at Detroit on Thursday

Darryl Sutter’s doghouse might have an escape hatch

Jeff Zatkoff fell — no, plunged — far from the good graces of the Kings’ coach when Zatkoff pulled himself from a game at Ottawa on Nov. 11. He was classified as injured for three games but then simply sat for a while and watched Peter Budaj carry the goaltending load. He didn’t appear again until Dec. 1 at Arizona. Zatkoff lost to Carolina on Dec. 8 and played part of the second period of the Kings’ 6-3 loss at Buffalo on Tuesday before getting the start in Detroit, a chance he appreciated because...

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