Pheonix Copley keeps rolling, Kings end Stars’ streak

Pheonix Copley keeps rolling, Kings end Stars’ streak

Pheonix Copley made 28 saves to continue his torrid start and the Los Angeles Kings beat the visiting Dallas Stars 3-2 on Tuesday night.Copley is 9-1-0 in 10 starts since he was called up from Ontario of the American Hockey League on Dec. 1.Rasmus Kupari, Anze Kopitar and Adrian Kempe scored goals and Kevin Fiala had two assists for the Kings, who have won three of four and seven of nine (7-1-1).Miro Heiskanen and Jason Robertson scored, Roope Hintz had two assists and Jake Oettinger made 32 saves for the Stars, who had won a season-high four in a row entering the contest.The Kings were on a power play when Kempe scored off a backhand feed from Fiala to give Los Angeles a 3-2 lead at 9:25 of the third period. It was Kempe’s 15th goal of the season.The Kings opened the scoring at 7:58 of the first period when Kupari received a pass from Fiala as he entered the offensive zone with speed and scored with a wrist shot from the right face-off circle.The offenses erupted in the second period with the teams combining for three goals in a 2:38 span.

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