The Los Angeles Kings' winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on the final day of March. They came back with a strong performance against the Phoenix Coyotes Wednesday, winning 4-0.
The Kings are now on a four-game road trip that includes stops in San Jose and Western Canada, before finishing the season at home against the Anaheim Ducks. In other words, the Kings will be up against three non-playoff teams that are looking to play spoiler.
There are a few youngsters who could play crucial roles in these games as the Kings prepare for the playoffs. These players are the Kings' biggest X-factors for the rest of the season.