It turns out that it didn’t take long for that move to yield impressive results for the Kings.
Los Angeles raced off to a 2-0 lead thanks to that line. Versteeg began the scoring with this goal:
… While Lucic showed some great finish in beating Corey Crawford for this tally, which included assists from Versteeg and Kopitar:
A quick start won’t guarantee a long-term assignment, but so far, so good for this trio.