Brian McGrattan
Kings turn back Avalanche, 6-4
Kings turn back Avalanche, 6-4

DENVER — The Kings returned from their three-week Olympic break Wednesday in Colorado. And like most people coming back to work after a long vacation, they were a little rusty. But they refused to knock off early and were rewarded when a tip-in by Anze Kopitar from the edge of the crease 3 minutes 13 seconds into the final period ended a tie and lifted the Kings to a wild 6-4 victory over the Avalanche. “We could have packed it in easily and blamed it on the Olympic break, and it was the first game back and chalk it up with a couple of excuses,” Kopitar said. “But we didn't get down and we believed and we were playing hard for each other. SUMMARY: Kings...