LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Lewis is not the glamor player on the Los Angeles Kings. Not a star like teammates Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown.
He is highly valued, though, and his worth was clear Thursday night when he returned to lead the Kings to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals.
In his first game in two months, Lewis came down the far wall, took a shot, got the rebound and took another, and finally as the puck popped up as he skated by, he batted it into the net.
It was the go-ahead goal and enough to hold off the Capitals.
“Lewie is one of those glue guys,” said Kings coach John Stevens. “He’s the conscious of the coach. It just seems like he understands and reads everything going on out there. He’s always on…