Landeskog leads surging Avs' comeback for 4-3 win over Kings
Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli, left, tries to get a shot in on Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal with 9:25 to play, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for their fifth win in six games, 4-3 over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals for the Avalanche, tying it on a 4-on-3 power play with 12:22 to play. Matt Duchene also scored in Colorado's second straight victory over Los Angeles after six straight losses in the rivalry.
Drew Doughty and Trevor Lewis scored in the first period for the Kings, who blew an early two-goal lead and a late 3-2 lead. Jonathan Quick made 15 saves in their third defeat in four games heading into the All-Star break.
Dwight King had a goal and an assist for the Kings, whose Pacific Division lead has dwindled to seven points.