LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roope Hintz scored 3:19 into time beyond regulation and the Dallas Stars defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Thursday night.
Hintz scored in a mad scramble in front of the net just after Alexander Radulov’s shot bounced off Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick. The earn moves the Stars into a wild-card location in the Western Convention.
Tyler Seguin, Mattias Janmark and Radek Faksa scored for Dallas, whilst Ben Lovejoy and Blake Comeau each and every had two helps. Anton Khudobin built 27 saves.
Anze Kopitar scored two goals and had an support for Los Angeles, which has dropped 10 straight — the next-longest shedding streak in franchise heritage. Brendan Leipsic had a goal and Quick stopped 29 photographs.
Faksa tied it at 3 at 9:53 of the third when he scored his 12th of the time on a rebound of a slap shot by Comeau. Quick built a pleasant adhere help you save to rob Jason Dickinson of a goal with 5 minutes to go in the third.
Los Angeles took a 2- guide in the to start with interval. Kopitar opened the scoring at 7:57 when he tapped in Sean Walker’s go. The Kings extended their guide at 13:28 on the energy enjoy as Drew Doughty’s shot from the issue deflected off Leipsic, who got his fifth goal of the time.
It was Los Angeles’ to start with energy-enjoy goal in six game titles and broke a string in the course of which it had not transformed in its very last 15 chances.
Dallas slice the guide in fifty percent 80 seconds later on when Seguin took Taylor Fedun’s go close to the crease and beat Quick on his adhere side. The Stars then tied it at 2 6:14 into the next on Janmark’s backhander in front of the net.
Los Angeles regained the guide at 11:46 of the next on Kopitar’s group-leading 19th goal of the time. Khudobin built a pad help you save on Tyler Toffoli’s wrist shot, but Kopitar was capable to corral the rebound and set it into the net.
Dallas centre Andrew Cogliano missed his to start with match due to injuries in his 12-yr job. Cogliano flew back again to Dallas to get cure just after suffering a shoulder injuries in the course of Tuesday’s reduction to Vegas.
The only two game titles Cogliano missed formerly had been due to a suspension very last time when he was with Anaheim. That suspension broke a streak of 830 consecutive game titles performed, which was the fourth-longest in NHL heritage. The Stars acquired Cogliano in a trade with the Ducks on Jan. 14.
NOTES: Dallas LW Jamie Benn and Los Angeles LW Ilya Kovalchuk had been equally scratched due to upper-body accidents. … This was only the sixth match this time exactly where the Kings have scored two or extra goals in the to start with interval. … Seguin has eight goals and 19 details in 21 job game titles towards the Kings.
Stars: Vacation to the St. Louis Blues on Sunday to comprehensive a 4-match highway vacation.
Kings: Host the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
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