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Dale Weise

Rejuvenated Kings defeat Canadiens, 3-0, in Montreal

Rejuvenated Kings defeat Canadiens, 3-0, in Montreal

Two days of rest and relaxation at a mountain resort at Mont Tremblant seem to have done the Kings a world of good.

Refreshed by their break in the late stages of a six-game trip, the Kings on Thursday earned a 3-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre, fueled by the sharp goaltending of Jonathan Quick and the efficient conversion of the few scoring chances they manufactured.

Quick made 45 saves as the Kings improved to 3-1-1 on this trip, which ends on Saturday in Toronto. They’re 20-9-2 overall.

Second-period goals by Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar -- who was set up by Doughty -- supported Quick’s strong performance. Doughty, quizzed at...