The Kings (16-8-1) beat Penguins goaltender
After a scoreless first period, the Kings broke through on the power play, triggering a spree of five goals for both teams in 9 minutes 52 seconds. When the dust cleared, the Kings led, 4-1.
The Penguins were penalized for delay of game 2:22 into the second period and the Kings swiftly took advantage.
Ehrhoff increased the lead to 2-0 at 9:53, set up on a diligent and clever play by Gaborik. After taking control of the puck in the defensive zone, Gaborik dashed up the right side and passed to Ehrhoff, who cradled the puck on his stick and shot it just past defenseman
Lucic finished off a two-on-one with Tyler Toffoli by taking the shot himself and propelling the puck through Fleury’s pads at 10:57. The Penguins cut the Kings’ lead to 3-1 on a low, stick-side shot by
That didn’t last, as Olli Maatta eluded a defender and skated in for a backhander that beat Quick at 18:01 to trim the Kings’ lead to 4-2.
The Kings will close out a four-game homestand by facing the