Goal drought prompts the question: what’s wrong with Mike Richards?

Kings forward Mike Richards skated through his 21st consecutive game without scoring a goal. He did have an assist on Drew Doughty’s power-play goal, the Kings’ lone score in a 3-1 loss Saturday to the Detroit Red Wings. He also had eight shots on goal and played 22 shifts over 16 minutes, 46 seconds. He hasn’t scored a goal since Nov. 25 against the Vancouver Canucks, however.

“He played a good game tonight,” Kings coach Darryl Sutter said of Richards, who has 30 points (six goals, 24 assists) in 46 games. “It was probably his best game, with the most opportunities he’s had in 21 games.”

 

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  • aeneid

    Starting to think the kings rely on “system” to the point they sacrifice any creativity. Might be why we can’t score. (that and they can’t seem to chew gum and pass or receive the puck with feet moving)