Wild’s 4-game road trip ends with 3-1 loss to Kings

Ruben Hill
November 15, 2019

Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Kings on Tuesday, and Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported prior to the game that the winger would be out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. The 36-year-old Russian had two goals and four assists in Los Angeles' first four games, but he had only one goal and two assists in his next 13.

Ilya Kovalchuk's late-career return to the National Hockey League has been a tumultuous one, and now it appears that his time with the LA Kings, at least, is nearing an end.

Kopitar and Sean Walker each had a goal and an assist, and Jeff Carter also scored for the Kings, who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Los Angeles took a two- information with ambitions off rebounds. "We began off fairly well and we had been equipped to perform with the guide", mentor Todd McLellan said. Kopitar corralled the loose puck and knocked it in.

Minnesota got on the board at 15:40 of the second when Dumba scored for the second straight game. The defenseman obtained handle of the puck on the blue line, aspect-stepped Carter and had his wrist shot from the appropriate faceoff circle go in with a deflection off the significantly publish.

Walker made it 3-1 on an empty-net goal with 47 seconds remaining in the third.

NOTES: Kings LW Ilya Kovalchuk and LW Adrian Kempe ended up healthier scratches.

A three-time All-Star, Kovalchuk scored 37 goals in 2012, helping the Devils to the Stanley Cup Final.

Regardless, for a struggling team to abruptly halt a veteran's season no matter when the production came makes for an interesting look at what is going on in Los Angeles. It was their 11th online game this season with 35 or additional images simply after proudly owning 15 previous time.

Wild: Return home to face Arizona on Thursday.

Kings: Proceed their Three-video sport homestand versus Detroit on Thursday.

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