Los Angeles 4, Ottawa 1

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 23, 2012 10:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 27-18-4-2 14-9-0-1 13-9-4-1 L2
Los Angeles 24-16-4-6 14-11-0-4 10-5-4-2 W1

Recap


Kyle Clifford recorded a goal and an assist while Trevor Lewis converted a controversial penalty shot as the Los Angeles Kings halted a three-game home losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday.

Defensemen Willie Mitchell and Jack Johnson also scored, Colin Fraser and blueliner Drew Doughty each had two assists and Jonathan Quick made 27 saves for Los Angeles, which improved to 9-2-6 under coach Darryl Sutter.

Clifford helped the Kings grab a 1-0 lead by setting up Mitchell for a shot from the left point that beat a screened Craig Anderson late in the first period. The left wing, who also participated in a fight, completed his Gordie Howe hat trick by burying a loose puck on the doorstep midway through the second.

Johnson scored his eighth goal of the season during a 5-on-3 power play with 2:06 remaining in the period, matching his career high set in 2009-10. Justin Williams recorded an assist on the play to extend his points streak to eight contests.

Los Angeles was awarded a penalty shot with 32.9 seconds to play after Ottawa defenseman Chris Phillips was called for covering the puck in the crease. Despite replays showing Phillips did not commit the infraction, Lewis slid the puck around Anderson's outstretched glove for a 4-0 advantage.

Captain Daniel Alfredsson scored a power-play goal in the third for the Senators, who fell to 1-11-1 all-time in Los Angeles. Ottawa, which dropped to 2-2-0 on its six-game road trip, lost in regulation for only the third time in 14 overall contests (10-3-1).

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Los Angeles
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Points Kyle Clifford 2
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Goals Kyle Clifford 1
Sergei Gonchar 1 Assists Drew Doughty 2
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Power Play Goals Jack Johnson 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Alexander Auld 1.000 Save Percentage Jonathan Quick .964
Craig Anderson 22 Saves Jonathan Quick 27

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 28 1 1-5 4-5 15 28
Los Angeles 34 4 1-5 4-5 15 32

Upcoming Games

  • Los Angeles will play their next game at home against Columbus . The Kings have a W/L % of .348 after a win and .593 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Senators have a W/L % of .607 after a win and .435 after a loss.
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