Sabres score four straight as Kings’ woes continue

Sabres score four straight as Kings’ woes continue

JJ Peterka had two goals and an assist for the Buffalo Sabres, who scored four unanswered goals in a 5-3 win against the host Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.Jack Quinn had a goal and two assists and

JJ Peterka had two goals and an assist for the Buffalo Sabres, who scored four unanswered goals in a 5-3 win against the host Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.Jack Quinn had a goal and two assists and Dylan Cozens had a goal and an assist for the Sabres, who are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. Devon Levi made 38 saves.Adrian Kempe had a goal and an assist, and Cam Talbot made 32 saves for the Kings, who are 2-7-5 in their past 14 games.Anze Kopitar gave Los Angeles a 1-0 lead at 2:55 of the first period when he tipped in Kempe’s pass over Levi’s blocker as he drove to the net on the rush.Peterka tied it 1-1 at 5:01. Talbot stopped Cozens’ one-timer from the slot off the rush on a feed from Peterka and the rebound bounced to Peterka by the goal line, where he quickly lifted it into the top of the net.The Kings regained the lead 23 seconds later.Kempe received a pass from Drew Doughty high in the zone and took it inside the left circle before firing a wrist shot that beat Levi high to put Los Angeles ahead 2-1.Pierre-Luc Dubois connected on the power play to make it 3-1 at 9:44, scoring glove side from the top of the slot.

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