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NHL: Los Angeles 5, Anaheim 1

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Los Angeles helped its playoff chances Sunday as Trent Klatt, Luc Robitaille and Nathan Dempsey each had a goal and two assists in a 5-1 win over Anaheim.

Ian Laperriere and Alexander Frolov also scored for the Kings, who jumped past Nashville and St. Louis for seventh place in the NHL Western Conference.

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Klatt scored his 17th goal -- his highest total in seven years -- at 2:11 of the first period. Klatt, Robitaille and Dempsey combined for all nine points on the team's first three goals.

Robitaille scored on the power play to make it 2-0 with 6:13 left in the second period and Dempsey tallied 32 seconds before intermission for a 3-0 lead.

Laperriere scored 5:17 into the third and Frolov hit an empty net with 46 seconds to play.

Sergei Fedorov tallied his 25th goal for Anaheim.

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