Jeff Carter celebrates the game winner in this LA Times photo.
Jeff Carter and Dustin Brown each scored twice as the Los Angeles Kings needed overtime to knock off the Ottawa Senators 4-3 last night. Brown scored twice in the first period while Carter was the overtime hero. Each player scored a power play goal in the first period. Anze Kopitar and Mike Richards each added a pair of helpers in the winning effort.
Ottawa was down 3-0 after a period but goals by Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Milan Michalek and a power-play goal from Bobby Ryan tied the game up and forced overtime. Joe Corvo picked up a pair of assists in the loss.
Johnathan Quick (22-25) outdueled Craig Anderson (28-32 OTL) in this game thanks to the Kings going 3-of-6 on the power play.
These west coast games lately have had a bunch of points in them especially on the power play. I can’t explain why that is, but it’s the trend for now and keep it in mind as you set lineups.
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