"That's certainly not the start we wanted," Kings coach John Stevens said. "You dig a hole on the road against any team, especially in here, it's tough to come back. But I thought the guys, they dug in, I thought they got going."
"He never seemed to take a step forward until he went back to the minors," Kings coach John Stevens said. "He went back and really seemed to get his game in order. He started to play with the pace he can play with. He's a lot more confident young man. You do the work and the prep and the confidence comes with it. That was a big-time play he made but kind of what we we thought Johnny was capable of, so it was good to see."