Senators edge Kings in OT thanks to Claude Giroux

Senators edge Kings in OT thanks to Claude Giroux

Claude Giroux scored on a breakaway 20 seconds into overtime as the Ottawa Senators finished off a 3-2 victory over the host Los Angeles Kings on Sunday to win consecutive games for the first time since late October.Brady Tkachuk and Alex DeBrincat also scored goals as Ottawa pulled off the Southern California sweep after defeating the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Friday. Cam Talbot had 25 saves for the Senators.Ottawa went 2-2-0 on their four-game West Coast road trip.Arthur Kaliyev scored a pair of power-play goals for the Kings, who lost for the fourth time in their past five games (1-2-2). Jonathan Quick had 36 saves for Los Angeles, which lost to open a four-game homestand.The Senators grabbed the early 1-0 lead 4:55 into the game when Tkachuk scored off a rebound from the end boards for his ninth goal of the season and second in two games. The Senators took 19 of their 39 shots in the first period.The Kings got even when Kaliyev scored the first of his two power-play goals in the second period, the first at the 10:23 mark when he ripped a shot from one knee along the edge of the right circle.


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