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NHL: Los Angeles 3, Toronto 1

Dec. 11, 2013 at 10:53 PM   |   Comments

TORONTO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Jeff Carter put Los Angeles in front midway through the third period Wednesday and rookie Martin Jones had another big game in the Kings' 3-1 win over Toronto.

Los Angeles won its fifth in a row, the last two coming at the start of a four-game road trip.

Jones made his fourth NHL start and he has won them all. After helping the Kings to a shootout win over Anaheim on Dec. 3, he blanked both the New York Islanders and Montreal.

His shutout streak ended with 5:30 left in the second period when Cody Franson scored on the power play to lift Toronto in a 1-1 tie. Jones finished with 38 saves.

Carter's eighth goal of the season with 10:20 to play was the game-winner and Kyle Clifford added an insurance goal with 1:59 left.

Jonathan Bernier stopped 20-of-23 shots.

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