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National Hockey League
Los Angeles 4, Arizona 3
When: 10:00 PM ET, Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Referees: Jake Brenk, Furman South
Linesmen: Julien Fournier, Vaughan Rody
Attendance: N/A

Drew Doughty assisted on the tying and winning goals to help the Los Angeles Kings rally for a 4-3 win against the visiting Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.

The Kings entered the third period trailing 3-1, but they took the lead when Carl Grundstrom tipped in a shot from Doughty with 6:05 left.

Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Adrian Kempe and Jeff Carter also scored while Jonathan Quick made 24 saves for the Kings, who avoided losing four in a row. Kale Clague and Trevor Moore joined Doughty by logging two assists apiece.

Arizona's Lawson Crouse had a goal and an assist, Ilya Lyubushkin and Johan Larsson also scored, and Jakob Chychrun and Christian Fischer each had two assists. Adin Hill made 26 saves in his eighth straight start for the Coyotes, who fell short in a bid for their first four-game winning streak of the season.

Kempe and Carter scored in the first five minutes of the third period to tie the score 3-3.

Kempe, who had one goal in the previous 12 games, scored his 13th off a give-and-go at 1:18.

Carter, who had one goal in his previous 15 games, tipped in a shot from Doughty to make it 3-3 at 4:17.

At 9:30 of the first period, Crouse pushed in a loose puck following a save by Quick to give Arizona a 1-0 lead.

Crouse earned an assist on the second goal when his point shot went wide but kicked off the end boards and out to Lyubushkin, who squeezed it past Quick on the near side for a 2-0 lead at 14:44 of the first period.

The Kings cut the deficit to 2-1 at 17:21 of the first. Anderson-Dolan chipped in the puck from the bottom of the left circle after Hill lost sight of the puck.

Larsson redirected a shot from Chychrun to extend the lead to 3-1 at 5:55 of the second period. Chychrun has seven points (three goals, four assists) in the past three games.

Anze Kopitar appeared in his 1,111th game with the Kings, tying Dave Taylor for second on the all-time franchise list. Dustin Brown tops the list, having appeared in game No. 1,219 for Los Angeles on Wednesday.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Arizona   Los Angeles
Lawson Crouse 2 Points Kale Clague 2
Lawson Crouse 1 Goals Jaret Anderson-Dolan 1
Jakob Chychrun 2 Assists Kale Clague 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Adin Hill .867 Save Percentage Jonathan Quick .889
Adin Hill 26 Saves Jonathan Quick 24
Team Stats Summary
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Arizona 27 3 0-2 1-1 2 20
Los Angeles 30 4 0-1 2-2 4 31
Upcoming Games
  • Los Angeles will play their next game on the road against San Jose. The Kings have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .391 after a loss.
  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against Vegas. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .421 after a win and .550 after a loss.