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
And he did it again.
"I feel like a broken record but Tanner and Tyler [Toffoli] just do the work and for some reason I end up getting it at the end," Martinez said. "It was a really good rush. ... I just try to get the puck in their hands. They're the really skilled ones. Tanner had a good shot and I was able to find the rebound back door."
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"I think we just stuck to our game," said Martinez. "We were really happy with our first period. We had a couple of breakdowns in the second period and they capitalized."
The Kings’ patience eventually paid off with defenseman
Columbus led 2-1 after two periods.
The Blue Jackets took the lead when Kings forward
Cam Atkinson scored at 14:51 of the second, beating Budaj with a shot from the left circle, taking a feed across the slot from
"It's a hell of a play," Atkinson said in his TV interview after the period. "That's what [Gagner] brings to this team. He's an offensive guy."
The Kings had tied it, 1-1, on a nice-looking give-and-go between center Anze Kopitar and defenseman
Earlier, the Kings’ search for organizational goaltending depth led them to sign veteran Swedish goalie
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi confirmed the move but said Lindback would be joining their minor league affiliate in Ontario. The move was first reported by the Swedish newspaper Expressen.
Essentially, the Kings have nothing to lose. Most recently, Lindback, who is 28, had a shot in New Jersey’s training camp but the