Flipping the calendar from 2015 to 2016 didn’t interrupt the
Playing their first game of the new year, the Kings scored twice on the
The Kings next play at Colorado on Monday before they open a four-game homestand.
After killing an early penalty against
Gaborik passed to King, who returned the pass, which allowed King to take a shot on the rush and score his second goal in his third game back from an ankle injury.
The Kings scored again, this time during a power play, at 17:16. Anze Kopitar, along the right-wing boards, slipped the puck back to
The second period was scoreless, thanks in part to a fine save by Neuvirth on a Kopitar shot in the final minute, but the Flyers cut their deficit in half at 7:50 of the third period. Muzzin was in the penalty box when the Flyers set up in the Kings’ zone and
The Kings had to kill a penalty called on Tanner Pearson with 2:47 left in the third period but pulled it off.
The victory gave the Kings a 12-point lead atop the