I know Sutter didn't have a lot of options (and King is the teachers pet) but watching game 1 (on now) is painful at times due to the fact King doesn't belong anywhere near the top 6. He just doesn't have the hockey sense of a top liner and doean't know when or who or where to dish or the right thing to do when he gets the puck. Frustrating to watch Carter, Richards and Doughty dish to him and he just doesn't 'get it'.
Whether it will be Frattin or Toffoli, that 2nd line will be leaps and bounds more effective next year. And hopefully, they stay together and that stabllity increases their confidence in each other and come playoff time, they'll be a solid contributor on both ends.
But it's fun to watch just how good Voynov is , and how much his confidence grew with every playoff shift. He's so good, instincts so solid and so young, still has years left to develop. Can't imagine anyone having a better young duo of studs then the Kings with Dewey and Slava.