Scrivens, Toffoli lead Kings to 1-0 win over NYR

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 17, 2013

LONDON,ON - SEPTEMBER 12: Ben Scrivens of the Toronto Maple Leafs waits for a shot in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the NHL Rookie Tournament on September 12,2010 at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario. The Penguins defeated the Leafs 2-1. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
Ben Scrivens made 37 saves in his second consecutive shutout, and Tyler Toffoli's second-period goal held up as the winner as the Los Angeles Kings completed a successful Eastern road trip with a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night. Dominic Moore thought he tied it with 2:41 remaining, but the goal was disallowed because he kicked it in with his right skate. Scrivens, filling in for injured regular Jonathan Quick, followed up a blanking of the New Jersey Devils on Friday with one against the Rangers. Los Angeles went 3-0-1 on the trip, winning the final three games. Scrivens has gone 156 minutes, 2 seconds without allowing a goal over three games since Aaron Ness of the New York Islanders scored in the second period of the Kings' 3-2 win on Thursday. Los Angeles is 5-0-1 in its last six. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots in the hard-luck loss. The Rangers, 7-3 in their last 10, failed to follow up on their 1-0 win at Montreal on Saturday with backup Cam Talbot in net. New York dropped its second straight at home. Scrivens' best stop came six minutes into the third period when his right arm stopped Mats Zuccarello's shot off a rebound in front. Toffoli broke the scoreless deadlock 1:23 into the second period with his fourth goal in just seven NHL games this season. Toffoli, who netted the winning goal late in regulation against the Islanders, cashed in again with some help from the Rangers. The 21-year-old center spun and fired a shot from above the circles. Lundqvist slid to his right to get into position to make the save, but the puck hit the skate of New York defenseman Anton Stralman and caromed to Lundqvist's left and into the vacated part of the net. Lundqvist thrust backward in the crease in disbelief and disgust as the Kings celebrated. The Kings needed a break to get a puck past Lundqvist, who appeared sharp after getting a game off. He kept the Rangers in it as Los Angeles held a 10-2 shots edge in the first half of the second period. During an extended flurry in front, Lundqvist made several in-close saves and was bailed out when one drive struck the left post behind him. The Rangers certainly had their chances at the other end against Scrivens, but he was also up to the task. New York had back-to-back scoring opportunities while short-handed, including a 2-on-1 break that failed to produce a shot. Then the Kings were called for three consecutive penalties midway through the second - including a call for too many men on the ice and another for delay of game - but New York couldn't take advantage despite having a pair of abbreviated 5-on-3 power plays. The Rangers' goal at Montreal on Saturday was scored during a 5-on-3 advantage. NOTES: Scrivens has three shutouts this season and seven in three NHL seasons. ... Toffoli has eight points and three game-winning goals. ... Rangers D Michael Del Zotto was a healthy scratch for the second straight game. New York went with 6-foot-5 defenseman Justin Falk against the big Kings lineup. ... New York LW Rick Nash missed his 17th game due to a concussion but is eyeing a return in the upcoming week. ... New York RW Derek Dorsett played in his 300th NHL game. ... Mike Richards, who assisted on Toffoli's goal, has 10 points in seven games and 13 in 12 contests.
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