RALEIGH, N.C. (CBSLA.com/AP) — Elias Lindholm’s second-period goal proved to be the difference in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.
The Hurricanes (2-6-2) won for the second straight day, and Los Angeles remained winless on the road this season. The Kings are 0-3-2 on the road and 6-1 at home in the early stages of their Stanley Cup title defense.READ MORE: LA City Council To Consider Requiring COVID Vaccinations For Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters, Concerts, Gyms
Victor Rask and Chris Terry also scored for the Hurricanes.
Mike Richards and Alec Martinez had goals for Los Angeles.
Rask gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead with 1:34 left in the first period off a nifty pass by Chris Terry. Just 50 seconds into the middle period on the power play, Terry fired in a one-timer from the right wing to make it 2-0.
Richards cut the Kings’ deficit in half when he scored at 5:39 of the second to make it 2-1.READ MORE: OC School Board Votes To Sue Newsom Over Mask Rule For Students
Lindholm’s shot through a screen at 16:01 restored Carolina’s two-goal lead. Lindholm scored for the third time in two days after netting a pair of goals in Saturday’s home win over Arizona.
Carolina’s Cam Ward, making his third straight start and coming off a shutout win on Saturday, made 30 saves.
Jonathan Quick stopped 29 shots for the Kings, who were also with C Anze Kopitar for the first time since an injury caused him to miss three consecutive games.
Both teams scored power-play goals. Carolina went 1-for-4 with the advantage, and Los Angeles was 1-for-3.MORE NEWS: Paul Haney Charged In Stabbing Death Of Employee At Burbank Retirement Home
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