A few more takeaways after a night of late drama on Sunday at SAP Center. Seconds away from what could have been a lost weekend, the Kings now head into their final game before the All-Star break with a little more bounce and a nine-point lead in the
Thirty-win mark: The overtime success meant that the Kings reached their 30th victory in their 48th game of the season.
This is the fastest they've gotten to that point in franchise history. Two other times they reached the 30-win plateau in 51 games: the 1980-81 season and the 2005-06 season.
The Kings are 7-1 in overtime this season, by the way.
Considering his last win was on Nov. 12 against the
Speaking of cures: Kings forward
"It definitely feels great to contribute with a goal," said Gaborik, who last scored on Dec. 31 at Calgary. "I know it's been a while. I think tonight was a great effort from the get-go. Even though we didn't get a lead, we started off on the right foot.