Coyotes, Kings split preseason openers

BY foxsports • September 27, 2016

In Glendale, Stefan Fournier's goal late in the second period lifted an Arizona Coyotes split-squad team to a 5-3 win over a Los Angeles Kings split-squad.

Luke Schenn, Ryan White, Max Domi and Michael Bunting also scored for the Coyotes, who received 11 saves from Mike Smith. Smith split time with Louis Domingue, who made 20 saves for Arizona.

Los Angeles' Peter Budaj allowed four goals on 14 shots before being replaced by Thomas McCollum, who stopped two of the three shots he faced.

Teddy Purcell, Trevor Lewis and Kyle Clifford scored for the Kings.

In Los Angeles, Tanner Pearson's power-play goal late in the second period gave the Kings' other team a lead they would not relinquish in a 4-2 win over another Arizona split-squad.

Lucas Lessio, Tyler Toffoli and Brent Sutter also scored for the Kings.

Los Angeles' Jeff Zatkoff made 18 saves on 19 shots in two periods before being replaced by Jack Campbell in the third. Campbell stopped 10 of 12 shots in the third.

Connor Murphy, Henrik Samuelson and Dylan Strome scored for the Coyotes.

The Arizona goaltending tandem of Justin Peters and Marek Langhamer each allowed two goals on 16 shots faced.

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