Kings cash in on Connor McDavid’s major, pull away from Oilers

Kings cash in on Connor McDavid’s major, pull away from Oilers

Drew Doughty had a goal and two assists for the visiting Los Angeles Kings in a 5-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday evening.Adrian Kempe scored two goals, Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist, and Jonathan Quick made 21 saves for the Kings in the opener of the two-game road trip.Darnell Nurse scored shorthanded and Mikko Koskinen made 34 saves for the Oilers, who have lost two in a row for the first time this season.Edmonton forward Connor McDavid, who came into the game second in the NHL in points with 42, was called for a five-minute major and a 10-minute misconduct penalty for boarding Kempe with 6:33 remaining.The Kings scored three times during the ensuing power play.Kempe made it 3-1 with 5:22 left, Doughty scored with 3:57 remaining, and Moore made it 5-1 with 3:04 to go.The Kings originally took a 1-0 lead at 2:01 of the first period.Edmonton defenseman Kris Russell won a battle for the puck in the neutral zone and started to bring it back into his own zone, but Moore stole the puck and fed Rasmus Kupari at the opposite post for the redirection.

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