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NHL Game Summary - NY Islanders at Los Angeles



(Saturday, December 7th)

Final Score: Los Angeles 3, NY Islanders 0

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin Jones made his second NHL start and stopped 16 shots to notch his first career shutout, as the Los Angeles Kings blanked the New York Islanders, 3-0, on Saturday at Staples Center.

Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Tyler Toffoli each tallied once for the Kings, who have won three straight games.

Kevin Poulin permitted two goals on 23 shots for the skidding Islanders, who have dropped nine straight games, the club's longest losing streak since a 14- game slide (0-11-3) from Oct. 23-Nov. 24, 2010.

"If we're not going to score any goals, it's going to be tough for us," Islanders head coach Jack Capuano said.

Kopitar broke the scoreless deadlock 12:08 into the middle frame when he received a stretch pass from Alec Martinez down the right side before cutting into the slot and rifling a wrister over the glove of Poulin for a 1-0 lead.

The Kings doubled their edge just past the midpoint of the third, as Jarret Stoll got to the puck behind the New York net and made a nifty pass between his legs to Brown, who stuffed in a wraparound at 10:37 to make it 2-0.

Jones needed to make just five saves in the third to finish off the whitewash, while Toffoli tacked on an empty-netter at 18:56 to account for the final margin.

Both goaltenders played well in a scoreless opening frame, with Poulin posting six saves and Jones stopping seven shots.

"It's good. I mean anytime you win it's a good feeling," Jones said. "It wasn't a ton of work early, but they had some zone time so I was able to get in the game. I thought we got better as the game went on."

Game Notes

The Kings are 10-1-4 in their last 15 games ... Jones has stopped 42-of-44 shots in his first two NHL starts ... LA has allowed two goals or less in a team-record 15 straight games ... New York went 0-for-4 on the power play, while LA failed on all five its power-play chances.

12/08 02:01:07 ET

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Local
4th
BRK 74
CHA 106
 
2nd
DUKE 76
WAKE 37
 
Final
LOS 4
CWS 6
 
Final
CLE 4
CIN 2
 
Final
TEX 2
KAN 13
 
Final
SFG 2
OAK 9
 
Final
SEA 4
SDP 3
 
Final
MIL 8
WMIL 0
 
Final
COL 3
ARI 6
 
Final
MIN 3
UMIN 1
 
Final
IND 105
NYK 82
 
Final
ORL 100
PHO 105
 
4th
BRK 74
CHA 106
 
4th
TOR 97
CLE 100
 
4th
BOS 79
UTA 73
 
3rd
MIN 59
DEN 74
 
3rd
NOP 56
DET 55
 
3rd
MIA 59
LAL 57
 
3rd
HOU 75
MEM 77
 
3rd
OKC 60
PHI 72
 
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SAN 54
SAC 38
 
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Final
UNCA 80
LIB 70
 
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PSU 67
OSU 77
 
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USB 62
BING 57
 
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FORD 66
DUQ 81
 
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GMAS 51
GWU 67
 
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UNH 54
HART 52
 
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STJOE 55
LAS 50
 
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Terriers 79
LIU 70
 
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GTDNS 83
MAINE 66
 
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LOU 59
ND 71
 
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SHU 66
PROV 79
 
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BRY 91
SHU 85
 
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MORE 79
SEMIZ 74
 
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MNTER 58
RFLSH 73
 
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LSU 63
TENN 78
 
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SFLA 74
UCF 45
 
Final
VERM 66
UMBC 39
 
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RMU 91
WAGN 68
 
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UMASS 53
RICH 56
 
2nd
TULA 50
HOU 48
 
2nd
YALE 63
HOW 49
 
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PITT 51
MIAMI 53
 
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TXPA 41
NMST 48
 
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MSU 41
PURD 34
 
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STLU 41
BONA 52
 
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DUKE 76
WAKE 37
 
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TULSA 11
CIN 19
 
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VANDY 26
MSST 32
 
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OKST 25
TCU 25
 
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UCLA 34
USC 19
 
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WYO 32
UTST 26
 
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MARQ 14
STJ 12
 
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EILL 8
SIUE 2
 
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OTT 3
 
2nd
DET 1
NYR 1
 
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