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Kings' Jeff Carter buries the Jets in overtime, 3-2

Kings' Jeff Carter buries the Jets in overtime, 3-2

Jeff Carter jumped off the bench, skated into open ice in front of the net and then buried a one-timer to give the Kings a 3-2 overtime victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. 

The sequence was kick-started by Anze Kopitar — literally — as he shielded off a defender along the boards and passed the puck to Jake Muzzin with his skate. Muzzin then crossed the blue line and found a streaking Carter, who beat Michael Hutchinson for his eighth game-winner and team-leading 23rd goal of the season. 

It came 1 minute 36 seconds into the extra period and improved the Kings to 9-1 in three-on-three overtimes. 

“[Kopitar] is the guy...

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