Posted January 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kyle Clifford scored the Kings' first regulation goal in more than 170 minutes, Jack Johnson snapped a personal 17-game goal drought, and Los Angeles emphatically emerged from its scoring slump in a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Anze Kopitar, Jarret Stoll and Justin Williams also scored for the Kings, who had scored just two goals in their previous three games while dropping to last overall in the NHL with just 88 total goals. Los Angeles is out of the basement after a stellar offensive game against the Capitals, even chasing goalie Tomas Vokoun after two periods. Jonathan Bernier made 20 saves after giving up a goal on the first shot he faced for the Kings, who have earned a point in nine of 10 games since coach Darryl Sutter took over on Dec. 19. Marcus Johansson scored two goals for the Capitals, who lost on both stops on a two-game California road trip after a four-game winning streak. Johansson had his first multigoal game of the season, but A...
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