Los Angeles 3, Dallas 1

Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 8-6-0-0 5-3-0-0 3-3-0-0 L2
Los Angeles 11-3-0-0 7-0-0-0 4-3-0-0 W5


Justin Williams and defenseman Jack Johnson scored power-play goals in the third period as the Los Angeles Kings remained perfect at home with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday.

Captain Dustin Brown also tallied and Anze Kopitar notched a pair of assists for the Kings, who improved to 7-0-0 at Staples Center this season and 4-0-0 on their five-game homestand.

After a scoreless second period, the Kings cashed in on a power-play opportunity in the third to snap a 1-1 tie. With Ryan Smyth setting a perfect screen in front of Kari Lehtonen, Williams wristed a shot from the left faceoff circle into the net at 6:51 for his seventh goal of the campaign.

Johnson, who also had an assist, created some breathing room during a man advantage with 2:48 to go, netting his first goal on a wrister from the blue line.

Brown gave Los Angeles a 1-0 lead at 6:13 of the first period, burying a rebound from the doorstep for his seventh of the season. The Stars pulled even with 2:56 remaining in the session as Jamie Benn put a backhander past Jonathan Quick, who made 27 saves.

Lehtonen stopped 26 shots for Dallas, which has lost two in a row following a three-game winning streak.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Los Angeles
Jamie Benn 1 Points Jack Johnson 2
Jamie Benn 1 Goals Jack Johnson 1
Mike Ribeiro 1 Assists Anze Kopitar 2
N/A Power Play Goals Jack Johnson 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Kari Lehtonen .897 Save Percentage Jonathan Quick .964
Kari Lehtonen 26 Saves Jonathan Quick 27

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Dallas 28 1 0-5 6-8 49 36
Los Angeles 29 3 2-8 5-5 42 26

Upcoming Games

  • Los Angeles will play its next game at home against NY Islanders. The Kings have a W/L % of .700 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play its next game on the road against Anaheim. The Stars have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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