Posted February 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Los Angeles Kings got some much-needed scoring from a pair of unlikely sources. Jordan Nolan and Dwight King each had their first career goal and the Kings beat the Dallas Stars 4-2 on Sunday night in a matchup of Western Conference playoff contenders. Andrei Loktionov contributed a power-play goal for the Kings, his second goal of the season and the sixth of his career. With the game tied at 2, Nolan skated hard to the net and fired Mike Richards' centering pass by Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen at 11:29 of the third period. Nolan and King were both called up from Manchester of the AHL on Friday. Nolan was playing in his second NHL game, King his eighth. ''It was pretty special for me and King to get our first one tonight,'' said Nolan, whose father, Ted, is a former NHL coach now in charge of the Latvian national team. ''We're trying to work the hardest, trying to stay in the lineup.'' Jonathan Quick stopped 26 shots and Anze Kopitar a...
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