Jeff Carter stunned the crowd at Rexall Place by tipping a hard shot by Trevor Lewis into the net with 49.4 seconds to play, breaking a 1-1 tie and guaranteeing the Kings their third win in their last four games.
Jarrett Stoll closed the game out with an empty net score, and Colin Fraser scored the first Los Angeles goal at 4:44 of the second period.
Jonathan Quick tallied 23 saves in the Los Angeles win.
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