This past Saturday night, the Kings opened a three-game home stand with a much-needed 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Claude Giroux led the way for the Kings with a four-point effort as he notched 2 goals (his 20th and 21st) and 2 assists.
Matt Duchene continued his hot streak with 2 goals (13th and 14th) with an assist. Duchene scored on a PP in the 1st frame while Giroux scored on a PP in the 2nd period. Giroux led all players with 9 shots.
Before the home game, the Kings finished their road trip with a loss to Boston 2-1. It was a very close hard fought win for the Bruins. The loss ended a successful road trip as the Kings went 5-1.
With Saturday’s victory the Kings find themselves 4 points behind the leading Pacific’s Vegas Golden Knights after Monday night's action.
In the Individual standings, Claude Giroux sits at the top of the leaderboard with 46 points in 34 games. Matt Duchene is right behind with 42 points in 32 games.
Giroux leads the league with 21 goals while Matt Duchene sits 2nd with 28 assists. In the Pro Power Rankings, the Kings sat in 2nd with 38 points, 1 behind the Red Wings with 39 after Monday night's slate of games.
Can the dynamic duo continue their play and lead the Kings to 1st place in their division and conference?