On how the game “unraveled” in the third period:
Well, we made two mistakes in the third. Turned the puck over on both those goals, but two-nothing, I would say, is a tough task in this building. The first goal is a bad change by a veteran player and the second goal is a bad penalty by a veteran player.
On Dustin Brown referencing a lack of emotion:
He did? He made a bad change on the first goal.
On whether “emotion” plays into the team’s road struggles:
It’s more than emotion that goes into a game. If it was just emotion, then that would win or lose every game. There’s a lot more that goes into it in terms of who’s out there for us and who’s out there for them.
On the unraveling being uncharacteristic, and whether it’s difficult to get away from the routine:
We’re not the same team. It’s a quite a bit different team. We’ve been able to manage it at home, but a little bit more difficult on the road. [Reporter: You mean the way this team has played?] No, the personnel.
On the Kings controlling their destiny, and there being enough time to turn things around:
Absolutely. [Reporter: I mean, what’s it going to take for you guys to get over the hump and get in?] Win in Florida day after tomorrow.