A few more takeaways after the Kings found yet another way to win — with Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik scoring in the shootout — and their winning streak hit six consecutive games.
Playing the Kings can be costly
Just ask Mike Johnston.
After Friday’s game, Johnston, the Pittsburgh Penguins coach, praised the Kings and said they were the class of the Western Conference (along with the Dallas Stars) and talked about how difficult they were to play against.
Johnston was out of a job before lunchtime in Pittsburgh on Saturday and was replaced by Mike Sullivan, who had been the coach at the Penguins’ American...