Three-goal explosion sends Kings past Penguins

Three-goal explosion sends Kings past Penguins

Mikey Anderson, Viktor Arvidsson and Anze Kopitar scored 1:23 apart in the third period to help the Los Angeles Kings earn a 6-2 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.Kopitar finished with two goals and an assist, Sean Durzi had a goal and two assists, Dustin Brown had a goal and assist, and Jonathan Quick made 27 saves for the Kings, who have won five of six. Alex Iafallo and Trevor Moore added two assists apiece.Kris Letang and Radim Zohorna scored while Tristan Jarry made 39 saves for the Penguins, who had won 11 of 12.Zohorna tied the score 2-2 at 1:37 of the third period, appearing to give the Penguins momentum, but the Kings answered by scoring on three consecutive shots.Anderson netted his first of the season on a slap shot for a 3-2 lead at 3:07.Arvidsson scored 10 seconds later off a two-on-one rush to make it 4-2.Kopitar then made it 5-2 when he scored off a feed from Iafallo at 4:30.Jarry was still in net when Durzi made it 6-2 with 1:40 left.

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