Kings upend Pens on Adrian Kempe’s late short-handed goal

Kings upend Pens on Adrian Kempe’s late short-handed goal

Adrian Kempe's second goal Sunday, a short-handed tally late in the third, gave the visiting Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.At 1-1, a turnover by Pittsburgh's Lars Eller led

Adrian Kempe’s second goal Sunday, a short-handed tally late in the third, gave the visiting Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.At 1-1, a turnover by Pittsburgh’s Lars Eller led to a Kings two-on-one. Kempe kept the puck and, from the right dot, shot the puck between the pads of Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry with 3:10 left in regulation.The Kings have won three in row and five of six.Los Angeles goaltender Cam Talbot got his first win since Dec. 23, making 29 saves.Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins, who have lost four of five.Jarry picked up his third straight loss, making 31 saves.Both teams had their pregame routine altered as the players were on the benches for an extended ceremony to retire former Pittsburgh superstar winger Jaromir Jagr’s No. 68.Jagr, 52, then joined the current Penguins team — all wearing No. 68 jerseys and many wearing mullet wigs reminiscent of Jagr’s early-career look – for the pregame warmup skate, culminating in Jagr taking a couple solo laps and saluting the fans at center ice.

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