It's been a rather rocky and nervy start to the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs for the L.A. Kings.
The road dominance and offensive force that highlighted a 2012 cup run has been in serious doubt thus far.
The Kings have had some pretty solid performances regardless of the struggles, and a hard-fought series with the St. Louis Blues now stands even at two games apiece. But they've also had some key players go cold at an inopportune time. Here are a couple of the Kings' hot and cold players in the series.