Kopitar Scores OT Goal in LA Kings’ 2-1 Win Over Canucks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored on a pass from Jeff Carter 2:02 into overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
Drew Doughty scored the tying power-play goal early in the third period for the first-place Kings, who won for the sixth time in nine games. Los Angeles won its fourth straight home game on a beautiful finish by Kopitar, who scored his eighth goal of the season.
Jonathan Quick made 15 saves for the Kings, who outshot the Canucks 18-1 in the third period and overtime.
Backup goalie Jacob Markstrom made 39 saves in a standout effort for the Canucks, who lost in extra time for the NHL-worst eighth time this season.