Los Angeles Kings score overtime-winning goal to beat Detroit Red Wings 3-2
By DAN GREENSPAN
LOS ANGELES — Alex Iafallo scored 23 seconds into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Thursday night.
Kings forward Adrian Kempe scored with 1:48 remaining in the third period to tie the game at 2-all, and Iafallo got a shot into an open net after Drew Doughty’s pass caromed off the boards. The Kings won consecutive games for the second time this season.
Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists for Los Angeles, and Jonathan Quick made 19 saves.
Tyler Bertuzzi scored twice for Detroit. The Red Wings had their three-game win streak snapped. Jonathan Bernier made 28 saves.
Kempe scored on a backhander off a rebound of a shot by Matt Roy.
Bertuzzi scored to give Detroit a 2-1 lead at 2:58 of the third period. It was Bertuzzi’s second multi-goal game; he scored twice in the opener at Nashville.
It was Bertuzzi’s second multi-goal game; he scored twice in the opener at Nashville.
The Red Wings tied the game at 1-all on Bertuzzi’
s seventh goal at 4:36 of the second period. Bertuzzi and Mantha caught the Kings in an odd-man rush, with Bertuzzi scoring from the left circle.
Kopitar scored for the third straight game to give the Kings a 1-0 lead 5:47 into the first period. Kopitar followed up a shot by Walker that deflected off Iafallo and hit the post for his seventh goal of the season.