The LA Kings came to town angry. Calgary’s huge comeback win, and Gaudreau’s magical 3-goal performance, were still fresh on their minds, as evidenced by Doughty’s pregame comments: “We know what to expect from him now. We maybe underestimated him a little bit in the first game. Not this time.”
And of course, it is a huge game in the standings, with LA sitting at 43 points (tied with Vancouver and San Jose) and the Flames only two points back at 41.
But for the 5th time in their last 7 meetings, the Flames frustrated the Kings and came away with the two points. It was tough at times, but they got the early lead with 2 fantastic goals off rushes and then held on for a hard fought and well earned 2 points. - Full Article –