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NHL Game Summary - Winnipeg at Los Angeles



(Saturday, March 29th)

Final Score: Los Angeles 4, Winnipeg 2

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Anze Kopitar scored two goals to help the Los Angeles Kings beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 and extend their winning streak to six games.

Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, including one late with his skate while prone on his stomach and Winnipeg buzzing in the Los Angeles zone.

"I lost my footing a little bit, and then the puck went to the side," Quick said. "I can't remember who took a shot from the corner. I was just trying to get coverage. Luckily it hit my skate. I don't know if it was going in, it might have been going wide."

Ondrej Pavelec got the start in net for the Jets, but played only one period in his return from a lower-body injury. Pavelec, who had missed six games, was pulled after allowing three goals on 16 shots. Al Montoya stopped 12 shots in relief.

Pavelec was beaten by Trevor Lewis from a bad angle near the bottom of the left circle 2:42 into the contest.

Kopitar made it 3-0 off a pair of rebounds. His first goal was a bit lucky as the puck went in off his midsection at 7:53. He then backhanded the puck under Pavelec's left pad from deep in the right circle with 2:23 remaining.

"It taught us a really good lesson in the first period, we just gave them so much ice to play on," said Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice.

The Jets got on the board when Matt Halischuk tapped an Evander Kane feed home from the crease at 1:54 of the third period.

Los Angeles quickly went back up by three goals. A Willie Mitchell shot block led to a counter rush. Tyler Toffoli raced down the left wing and snapped a wrister past Montoya at 4:59.

Blake Wheeler scored the Jets' second goal on a power play at 8:56.

Game Notes

The Jets made their first trip to Staples Center since the franchise relocated from Atlanta ... The Kings are 6-0-2 all-time at home against the Jets/Thrashers.

03/30 01:16:46 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
WAS 4
CAR 2
 
Final
TAM 8
BOS 11
Final
STL 2
MIA 3
Final
WAS 0
NYM 2
Final
MIN 3
NYY 1
Final
DET 3
PIT 7
Final
BAL 3
TAM 4
Final
TOR 10
PHI 6
Final
TEX 10
CHC 15
Final
LOS 1
CWS 2
Final
MIL 4
CIN 10
Final
SFG 4
COL 3
Final
CLE 8
SEA 6
Final
ANA 10
OAK 13
Final
ARI 8
TEX 7
Final
ATL 5
HOU 8
 
10:05pm Tonight
SDP
KAN
 
4th
DET 100
ATL 86
 
4th
BRK 88
IND 83
 
Half
MIA 42
SAN 47
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
TEMPL 57
MIAMI 60
 
Final
EVAN 79
TENNM 66
1st
NARZ 19
YALE 17
 
9:00pm Tonight
ODU
STAN
3rd
WAS 4
CAR 2
 
2nd Intermission
BOS 3
FLA 2
 
Final
CLB 3
NJD 2
 
3rd
DET 1
OTT 0
 
3rd
TOR 3
TAM 1
 
2nd
WIN 2
NYR 2
 
2nd
NAS 2
VAN 2