Posted January 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Trevor Lewis scored on a penalty shot and Jack Johnson scored during a two-man advantage for the Kings, who moved even with San Jose atop the Pacific Division after earning a point for the 16th time in 18 games. Quick headed to his first All-Star game appearance in style, shutting down the Senators' powerful lineup until captain Daniel Alfredsson's power-play goal with 11:23 to play. His teammates had already built a four-goal lead and chased Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson by breaking out of the latest scoring slump for the NHL's lowest-scoring team. Anderson stopped 22 shots before Alex Auld replaced him to start the third period for the Senators, who lost on both of their Southern California stops during their six-game stretch away from Scotiabank Place, the site of this week's...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Kings' top line not getting much support

It's acceptable in the NHL to have one dominant line if it's also being supported by some decent play from the other three lines. The Los Angeles Kings, though, have been far too top-heavy of late. A couple weeks ago, in search of any time of scoring boost, coach Darryl Sutter put his top three scorers on the same line, with Anze Kopitar centering Dustin Brown and Justin...

Kyle Clifford leads Kings past Ottawa 4-1, putting Los Angeles in 1st place in division

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

TRH Recap 50: Visually Stunning

SENATORS 1, KINGS 4IN REGULATION! I wish there was some way to visually represent how I felt seeing the Los Angeles Kings score 4 goals against one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference in person. via @HarleyMae. I wish there was some way to visually represent how every single LA Kings fan feels about the offensive performance of this team so far this season. ...

Kings' Kyle Clifford earns the Howe hat trick in win over Senators

LOS ANGELES - Four words almost always bring forth a smile and a knowing nod. Gordie Howe hat trick. That would...

Quick has 27 saves as L.A. moves atop Pacific

Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

Kings blast Sens, move into 1st

Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

Kings blast Senators 4-1, move into 1st place

Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

Kings blast Senators 4-1, move into 1st place

Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

Kings handle Senators, move into first-place tie

Kyle Clifford had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled into their All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

By The Numbers: At The Break

INDIVIDUAL NOTES: -Jonathan Quick has a 1.82 GAA and .937 spct in his last 25 games -Quick is 9-2-5 in his last 16 games with a 1.51 GAA and .946 spct -Anze Kopitar has eight points in the last eight games (4-4=8) -Justin Williams has points i...

Senators-Kings Preview

The Ottawa Senators and Los Angeles Kings were both handed disappointing losses over the weekend. While the Senators could have a hard time regrouping given their lack of road success in this series, the Kings haven't been able to get much going at home of late. Ottawa looks for just its second win in 13 all-time visits to Los Angeles when it faces a Kings team hoping to avoid...

The Key Three: Jan. 23

Three key aspects of the Kings’ 2-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators... 1. GOING FOURTH (LINE) IN WIN On Monday morning, in explaining his choice to replace Trent Hunter with Kevin Westgarth, Darryl Sutter, said, ``The fourth line has be...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.