Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
To beat the defending Stanley Cup champions in their building, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew they needed to buckle down defensively, weather a big shots disparity and play for a game-changing goal.
Jeff Carter had a power-play goal and an assist during Los Angeles’ four-goal second period, and Jonathan Quick made 30 saves in the Kings’ 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
There’s nothing fancy about the way Matt Greene plays hockey, and that’s why the veteran defenseman fits perfectly with the Los Angeles Kings.
Matt Greene scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Los Angeles Kings moved within a win of a playoff berth by defeating the Dallas Stars 3-1 Saturday.
Defenseman Matt Greene has been activated from the Los Angeles Kings’ non-roster list after sitting out the start of the year as he recovered from offseason shoulder surgery.