Toffoli leads LA Kings’ 5-1 rout of Vancouver

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Toffoli had two
goals and an assist in his third game back from the minors, and Mike
Richards had a goal and two assists in the Los Angeles Kings’ 5-1
victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.

Richards, Justin Williams and Toffoli
scored in a 2:33 span midway through the second period for the Kings,
chasing Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo in the process. Jonathan Quick
made 25 saves, and Linden Vey earned his first NHL point with an early
assist in Los Angeles’ 10th victory in 14 games

Luongo stopped 14 shots before getting pulled after the Kings’ fourth goal midway through the second period.

Dan Hamhuis scored in the Canucks’ first game against Los Angeles as division rivals since 1998.