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Vinny Lecavalier assists Kings right away in 2-1 win over Toronto

Vinny Lecavalier assists Kings right away in 2-1 win over Toronto

This was all about second acts — or maybe, in the case of new Kings center Vinny Lecavalier, a third act.

The Kings didn't waste much time working their two newest players — Lecavalier and defenseman Luke Schenn — into their system, putting them in the lineup against Toronto. Lecavalier set up the Kings' first goal despite not having played since Nov. 12.

For the Kings, who beat the Maple Leafs, 2-1, at Staples Center on Thursday night, it was the sixth victory in their seven games since the Christmas break and kept their lead in the Pacific Division at 10 points over Arizona. It was a dramatic reversal from their last meeting, in which the Kings had lost,...

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