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...