Anze Kopitar, Ryan Smyth and Justin Williams have nine goals and 14 assists (including power-play time).

Dustin Brown, Teddy Purcell and Jarret Stoll have two goals (both from Purcell) and eight assists.

Is that a problem for the Kings? The first line is scoring at an amazing rate right now, but that is bound to even out at some point. Will secondary scoring be an issue for the Kings?

Terry Murray said he liked the play of the second line, and pointed to the number of chances. And it’s true that Brown, Purcell and Stoll combined for 10 of the Kings’ 22 shots Monday, and the line was on the ice when Drew Doughty scored his third-period goal, as Stoll made the strong cross-ice pass that led to Doughty’s slap shot. Then again, to argue the counter-argument (or something like that), those shots need to start going in at some point, right?

Here’s what Murray said today about the second line…

MURRAY: “I really like what the second line is doing, talking about Stoll’s line. They generated some real good stuff (against the Islanders). The puck didn’t end up in the net, but Brownie had chances, Purcell came down and made some real nice plays off that left-wing side, shooting the puck and making nice passes to the middle-lane drive guy, both Stoll and Brown at different. The concept and the structure is there, and they’ve got a pretty good feel for each other out there. If they keep doing what they did last night on the offensive part of it, they’ll put numbers up.”

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Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
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Bio

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Born: August 24, 1987
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Handedness: Left

Bio

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