The Los Angeles Kings have gone 26-13-5 to earn 57 points through 44 games this season. A strong showing, but it's only good for fifth overall in the Western Conference.
The Kings have a lot of work to do to secure home-ice advantage in the postseason. The Anaheim Ducks are 12 points ahead of them and sit atop both the Pacific Division and Western Conference.
Who will step up for L.A.? Is the power play a lost cause?
Here are five bold predictions for the Kings in the second half of the 2013-14 campaign.
Stats courtesy of NHL.com.