Anze Kopitar leads Kings past Senators, 5-2
- Associated Press
- December 14, 2013 - 4:20 PM
OTTAWA — Anze Kopitar scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their sixth straight victory, 5-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Jeff Carter, Dwight King and Jarret Stoll also scored to help the Kings improve to 22-7-4. Rookie Martin Jones extended his winning streak to five games, stopping 37 shots.
Joe Corvo and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson was pulled after allowing two goals on four shots in 4:18. Robin Lehner finished the game, allowing three goals on 22 shots.
Los Angeles has outscored opponents 21-7 during its winning streak.
King opened the scoring 21 seconds into the game, beating Anderson to the blocker side.
Carter made it 2-0 at 4:18, putting an end to Anderson's afternoon in goal.
Kopitar scored at 12:56 of the period.
Corvo scored for Ottawa at 13:51 of the third, and Karlsson cut it to 3-2 at 4:24 of the third. Stoll made it 4-2 at 13:18, and Kopitar scored his second of the game on a power play with 3:18 left.
Notes: The Kings activated F Trevor Lewis, who missed their last nine games with a lower-body injury. ... The Kings were without C Colin Fraser because of a concussion. ... Senators D Jared Cowen sat out the second of his two-game suspension. D Marc Methot missed his second game due to the flu, and LW Matt Kassian was a healthy scratch.
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