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...