Adrian Kempe and Viktor Arvidsson scored in the shootout, Jonathan Quick made 17 recoveries and the Los Angeles Kings snapped the Vancouver Canucks’ seven-game series of wins under new mentor Bruce Boudreau with a 2-1 triumph Thursday night.
Brendan Lemieux scored his 6th objective of the period in the second time frame for the Kings, who procured a point for the 6th time in eight games and snapped a five-game pallet in their Pacific Division contention with Vancouver.
BOX SCORE: Kings 2, Canucks 1
Bo Horvat scored Vancouver’s binds objective with 7:54 left in guideline, and J.T. Mill operator stretched out his scoring streak to eight games with a help for the Canucks.
Kempe scored in the first round of the shootout, and Horvat tied it in the third. Arvidsson associated for LA in the fifth round, and Quick halted previous Kings colleague Tanner Pearson to end it.
Jaroslav Halak halted 34 shots while conveying the Canucks for significant length of his initial beginning since Dec. 14 and his second since Nov. 28. The all around voyaged 36-year-old veteran has shown up behind starter Thatcher Demko.
Boudreau’s series of wins started with a 4-0 triumph over the Kings in his introduction in Vancouver on Dec. 6. The amiable veteran seat manager then tied the NHL record for the longest series of wins to begin an instructing residency when the Canucks beat his previous Anaheim Ducks group in extra time last Tuesday night.
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Fast gave the most recent superb exhibition in his great ricochet back season, yet lost his shutout bid during a strategic maneuver brought about by Arvidsson shooting the puck over the glass. Mill operator made an outstanding play to corral the puck and indulgence it toward the net to Horvat, who tapped it home for his eleventh objective.
Speedy halted Horvat on a breakaway in extra time later a turnover by Kings commander Anze Kopitar.
Later a scoreless first period, Blake Lizotte’s forechecking constrained a turnover that prompted Lemieux’s diversion of Christian Wolanin’s remote chance. Lemieux’s six objectives in 21 games for LA are more than he scored in 49 games last season between the Rangers and Kings.