NHL: Los Angeles 5, N.Y. Islanders 1

Nov. 14, 2010 at 2:02 AM

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Anze Kopitar scored twice in the first period and the Los Angeles Kings went on to pound the New York Islanders 5-1 Saturday.

Kopitar's fifth and sixth goals of the season staked the Kings to a lead they wouldn't surrender. He also added an assist.

Dustin Brown and Drew Doughty each notched a goal and an assist for Los Angeles, which continued its best start at home since 1980-81, raising its record to 8-0-0 at Staples Center.

Justin Williams also scored and Jonathan Quick stopped 18-of-19 shots for Los Angeles, improving to 9-1-0 for the season.

Rob Schremp scored and Dwayne Roloson turned aside 29-of-34 shots in the Islanders' loss.

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