The combination of an exhausting trip, a dubious call and the pressure of a road deficit left the Kings yearning to get home and have a chance to right their ways.

The overhaul will date to Tuesday night, when the Phoenix Coyotes jumped on their fatigued division rivals, 3-0, at Arena, meaning the Kings have scored one goal in the last 11 periods, losing for the sixth time in seven games.

"This homestand's huge for us; look at the Pacific Division standings," Kings center Dustin Brown said. "These next four games could be the four biggest games of the year going into the [Olympic] break. It could be the turning point."

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