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Stoll’s Diving Goal The Difference For Kings

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(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Williams scored his 18th goal to start an opening flurry and Jarret Stoll added a goal with a sprawling shot in the third period to give the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.

Frustrated by what they felt was a bad call in a game against Phoenix two nights earlier, the Kings seemed to have an extra jump early, getting first-period goals from Williams, Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez.

Phoenix, playing without top defensemen Ed Jovanovski and Derek Morris, rallied from a sluggish start with Lee Stempniak’s two goals and another by Martin Hanzal to tie it heading into the third.

Stoll scored 5 minutes into the third on a diving backhander, and the Kings held on to end a three-game losing streak.

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