Kings use big 2nd period to dispatch Maple Leafs

Kings use big 2nd period to dispatch Maple Leafs

Kevin Fiala had a goal and an assist for the Los Angeles Kings in a 4-2 win against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday evening.Adrian Kempe, Viktor Arvidsson and Gabriel Vilardi also scored, Anze Kopitar had two assists, and Cal Petersen made 26 saves for the Kings.John Tavares and Pierre Engvall scored, and Ilya Samsonov made 25 saves for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three in a row.Los Angeles scored two power-play goals in the first 10 minutes of the second period to move ahead 2-1 and didn’t trail again.Kempe scored on a one-timer from the right circle to tie the score 1-1 at 3:03. It was the sixth goal of the season for Kempe, who was playing in his 400th NHL game.Phillip Danault stole a pass in the neutral zone and slid a backhand pass to Arvidsson off the rush. He scored on a one-timer to give Los Angeles a 2-1 lead at 9:03.Vilardi scored his seventh goal of the season to extend the lead to 3-1 at 14:40 of the second. Kopitar made a backhand pass to Vilardi from behind the net and he scored on a one-timer.

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