Posted January 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Justin Williams and Mike Richards scored in the shootout Tuesday and the Los Angeles Kings beat Vancouver 3-2 and handed the Canucks a second straight home loss. Williams, who also scored in regulation, beat Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo on his stick side and Richards, the fourth shooter, fired over his glove. Alex Burrows scored for the Canucks, who got regulation goals from Daniel Sedin and David Booth. Dustin Penner opened the scoring for the Kings. The Canucks lost for the third time in five games. The Kings, who haven't defeated Vancouver in regulation in their past seven games at Rogers Arena, improved to 8-1-5 under coach Darryl Sutter who replaced the fired Terry Murray. Vancouver, listless in a 4-2 Sunday loss to the Anaheim Ducks, missed a chance to grab a share of the conference lead with the Detroit Red Wings. Booth, who missed 18 games with a knee injury, tied the game five minutes into the third period with his first goal since Dec. 4. Booth, who was droppe...
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