GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Anze Kopitar scored two goals Saturday and the defending NHL champion Los Angeles Kings claimed their first win of the season, 4-2 over Phoenix.
Kopitar's goals were his first of the season for Los Angeles, which had gone 0-2-1 in the first three contests of the lockout-shortened campaign.
Jake Muzzin helped out with a goal and an assist and Jeff Carter added a goal for the Kings.
Jonathan Quick earned the victory with 32 saves.
Phoenix has lost four of its first five contests.