Forbort breaks tie, Kings top Islanders 4-2 for 4th straight
Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown, center, shoots the puck at New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, right, with defenseman Adam Pelech, left, watching during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Derek Forbort scored the go-ahead goal with 2:28 remaining, Peter Budaj stopped 22 shots and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the New York Islanders 4-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth consecutive win.
Dwight King, Jake Muzzin and Alec Martinez also scored to help the Kings win their fifth straight at home.
Anders Lee scored twice and Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves for the Islanders, who dropped to 1-5-1 on the road this season.
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Forbort scored on a long wrist shot seconds after a power play expired. King added a goal 20 seconds later and Muzzin put in an empty-netter.