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March 6, 2013 11:07 am

Third period surges

Ever since Columbus’ Nick Foligno scored in the third period of Los Angeles’ 2-1 win over the Blue Jackets on February 15, the Kings have outscored their opponents 18-2 in the third period. Five goals have been power play goals, two have been empty netters, and 11 have come at even strength. If empty-net goals are to be discounted, then the Kings have outscored their opponents 16-1 over the span outlined below:

Third Period Scoring:
February 17: Kings 2 (Richards 2), Blackhawks 0
February 19: Kings 2 (Carter, Stoll-EN), Oilers 0
February 20: Kings 1 (Carter), Flames 0
February 23: Kings 0, Avalanche 0
February 25: Kings 3 (Voynov, Muzzin, Carter-EN), Ducks 0
February 27: Kings 2 (Carter, Kopitar), Red Wings 0
March 2: Canucks 1 (Higgins-EN), Kings 0
March 4: Kings 4 (Carter 2, Richards, King), Predators 1 (Bourque)
March 5: Kings 4 (Richards, Muzzin, Carter, Kopitar), Blues 0

Los Angeles has outscored its opponents 25-12 overall in the third period this season.

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