The Kings had a light schedule after kicking off their seven-game home stand last Saturday, and didn’t play their first game of this past week until Thursday night. After four days off, the Kings welcomed the New York Rangers to STAPLES Center for a rematch of last year’s Stanley Cup Final series. On Saturday night, the Winnipeg Jets paid their second and final visit to Los Angeles this season. WINNIPEG
NEW YORK: After building an early two-goal lead against the Rangers Thursday night, New York came back surging with four unanswered goals. The Kings clawed back late, but couldn’t find the game-tying goal, and lost 4-3. Justin Williams scored two of the Kings’ three goals.
: On Saturday night, the Kings found themselves down early, as the Jets scored goals on each and every one of their first three shots of the game. The Kings responded with four unanswered goals to take a 4-3 lead in the third period, but the Jets tied the game 4-4 with 5:56 remaining in regulation. The Kings eventually fell in a four-round shootout.