Posted October 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
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The Los Angeles Kings are counting on a big win to propel them going forward. Nathan Gerbe and the Carolina Hurricanes are coming off an impressive result of their own. The Kings kick off a four-game road trip Friday night against Gerbe and the Hurricanes. Los Angeles (2-2-0) followed back-to-back losses with Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over Ottawa, getting two goals apiece from captain Dustin Brown and Jeff Carter. While the Kings let up following a three-goal first period, Brown was pleased with the way they responded. "We just wanted to establish that mentality we had last year," said Brown, whose team went 2 for 6 on the man advantage. "Obviously, it wasn't as clean as we wanted it, but we got the job done. That's what we need from our power play, to step up at big times. The important thing is to continue to build on that." Carter's game-winning goal came 28 seconds into overtime on a deflection of Mike Richards' shot. Anze Kopitar ...
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