Hurricanes knock off Kings for fourth straight win

Hurricanes knock off Kings for fourth straight win

Martin Necas had a goal and an assist as the visiting Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Saturday night.Brady Skjei, Sebastian Aho and Andrei Svechnikov also scored, Brent Burns had two assists, and Pyotr Kochetkov made 31 saves for Carolina, which has won four in a row.Samuel Fagemo scored his first NHL goal, Arthur Kaliyev also scored, and Jonathan Quick made 27 saves for the Kings, who have lost six straight against the Hurricanes, getting outscored 24-8 in those games.Skjei scored off a feed from Jordan Martinook to finish off a 2-on-2 rush and give the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead at 4:01 of the first period.The Hurricanes capitalized on a two-man advantage during a delayed penalty to take a 2-0 lead with 19 seconds left in the first period.Kochetkov skated off the ice to give the Hurricanes a 6-on-4 advantage. Necas received a pass just above the right circle, took two strides toward the Los Angeles net and blasted a slap shot past Quick for his 12th goal of the season.


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