Well, that was short-lived, as the Kings have come back and tied it 2-all late in the third period.
beat Michael Del Zotto
to position in the slot and got his stick down to tip a sweet pass from linemate Brad Richardson
over the shoulder of Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist
with 4:59 remaining in the game.
Kings coach Terry Murray
's hunch certainly paid off there as he decided to put Richardson onto that line when Dustin Penner
(undisclosed injury) could not go. In doing so, Murray talked about his late-season surge of confidence and the world-class speed that allows Richardson to gain separation on defenders. Both were on display on that goal.