The Kings road trip ends in a way that they rather would not have ended it, by way of losing 4-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Despite throwing 34 shots on net and scoring one past backup Garret Sparks, it wouldn’t be enough as on the other end of the ice Jack Campbell would chalk up another L.
As the Kings come to the tail end of their Canadian road trip against Toronto tonight. The team has so far in three out of four games are 1-2-0 following their 5-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday evening. The Kings look to close out their road trip on a 50/50 split before going home to play the Islanders on Thursday, but not before taking on the high powered Leafs.
The Kings enter the second game of their road trip, losing to Winnipeg 2-1 in their previous game with backup goalie Jack Campbell becoming starter in light of Jonathan Quick’s injury (More on that in closing notes), with Peter Budaj called up from Ontario as backup.
Yesterday’s Western-conference face off in Winnipeg saw NHL returnee, Ilya Kovalchuk net his first goal as an LA King.
Welcome to issue #2 of Chasing the Ducks. A weekly Anaheim Ducks series. Here I will round up the weekly goings on from results, trades, keeping up to speed with our Ducklings and any other pressing matters throughout the 18/19 NHL season.