Watching an NHL power play at its best is one of the prettiest things you can see in hockey. The Los Angeles Kings gave us such a treat on Sunday night.
Trailing by one against the Dallas Stars in the third period, the Kings went on the man advantage. Within a three-second span, all five Kings players touched the puck, ending in a Dustin Brown goal. It was power-play execution at its finest, complete with Jeff Carter shooting from the middle of the zone in the short slot and Brown being all alone for the rebound.
Perhaps my favorite part is just listening. Hearing the puck go stick to stick before the goal horn is a treat. It's just another reminder that the Kings aren't too shabby of a team.
Even better for the Kings, the goal tied the game and they would go on to win in overtime.
It was reminiscent of an Islanders power play early this season when they zig-zagged their way around the Penguins' penalty kill before John Tavares put the puck home. Both were textbook examples of what an NHL power play should look like: crisp passing with finishing ability.
S/t to @LAKingsInsider