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Kings make all the right moves to beat Sharks, 3-1
Kings make all the right moves to beat Sharks, 3-1

This was the way the Kings can and should play. They overcame an early deficit Saturday against San Jose, capitalized on their power plays, took only two minor penalties and stifled a high-scoring opponent to win a division game, returning from their four-day Christmas break to impose their will on the Sharks in a 3-1 victory at Staples Center. Tyler Toffoli scored from close range in the first period, Anze Kopitar converted a rebound during a power play in the middle period and Jake Muzzin blasted a slap shot past Antti Niemi during a power play in the third period to lift the Kings (18-11-7) past the Sharks (19-12-5). Goaltender Jonathan Quick made 21 saves to earn his 15th win and...

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