POINTS – 24
STANDINGS – 1ST, Pacific Divison; 5th, Western Conference
- Nine different players recorded a point in the Kings’ win, the most of any game so far this season.
- Darryl Sutter utilized his first ‘coaches challenge’ of the season, but lost the decision when Nick Shore was ruled to have made incidental contact with Florida’s Al Montoya.
- Tyler Toffoli scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season, Alec Martinez netted the game-winner, and Marian Gaborik buried the Kings’ third and final goal of the night.
- Milan Lucic buried a crucial, game-tying goal with five minutes to play in the third period to extend the Kings to their fourth overtime game of the season.
- Anze Kopitar scored in the shootout, and is now 2/2 on the season.
- The Kings completed their five-game road trip with a .500 mark, finishing 2-2-1.
- Jeff Carter and Marian Gaborik scored third period goals as the Kings overcame a late-game two goal deficit to force overtime.
- Marian Gaborik won the game in overtime after receiving a stretch pass from Anze Kopitar, scoring his third goal in as many games.
- The Kings improved their overtime record to 3-0.
RECORD – 14-8-1
POINTS – 29
STANDINGS – 1ST, Pacific Division; 3rd, Western Conference
WHO WAS HOT:
POINT!Ohhh yeahhh!Ohhh Noooo
Anze Kopitar finds Marian Gaborik with a chip-pass, which Gaborik skates into and then walks in on Roberto Luongo, beating Florida’s goaltender with a shot high to the glove side.
Milan Lucic finds the net late in Wednesday’s game, squeaking the game-tying goal past Ben Bishop to send the game to overtime.
Marian Gaborik sealed the Kings’ win Saturday, streaking in alone on Chicago’s Scott Darling to score his second goal of the game, keeping the Kings undefeated in overtimes.
We look back at November 22, 2008, when the Kings wore their new jerseys for the first time.
HANGIN’ WITH COOPER
COFFE WITH BOB – MILAN LUCIC