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Adrian Kempe gets first career shootout goal as Kings outlast Senators

Adrian Kempe gets first career shootout goal as Kings outlast Senators

From the other end of the ice, Darcy Kuemper had an unobstructed view of how teammate Adrian Kempe signed a masterpiece of a game.

Kempe skated slowly in on Ottawa Senators goalie Mike Condon, faked a stick handle to freeze him and effortlessly shot the puck high into the net for the game-ending shootout goal in a 3-2 Kings win Tuesday at Canadian Tire Centre.

“It was really nice,” Kuemper said. “He put it upstairs, too, and almost didn’t have to, he had so much net.”

The Kings don’t really practice shootouts so Kuemper saw that move for the first time.

“Save it for the games, I guess,” Kuemper said.

Kempe appears to have a bottomless reserve these days. He...

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