Rough night for Wild’s Marc-Andre Fleury, a quiet one for Sammy Walker: Key takeaways in loss to Kings

There were plenty of storylines heading into this one, from the Brock Faber-Kevin Fiala trade look-back to the return of former Gopher Sammy Walker. But Marc-Andre Fleury giving up four goals on the first eight shots he faced proved tough to overcome for the Wild in a 7-3 loss to the Kings on Thursday.
There was a promising start, with Minnesota taking a 2-1 lead on goals by Connor Dewar and Kirill Kaprizov. The Wild held L.A. without a shot on goal for a 13-minute stretch in the first period. But things went off the rails after two goals in 14 seconds by Pierre-Luc Dubois late in the first…

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