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2/23/16 Flames vs. Kings

game recap

Kopitar lifts Kings past Flames

Scores in first game back from injury

by Curtis Zupke / NHL.com Correspondent

Kopitar's power-play goal

CGY@LAK: Kopitar slams it home on PP to regain lead

2/23/16: Anze Kopitar finds the puck and slams it into the back of the net, giving the Kings a 2-1 lead in the 2nd with a power-play goal

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LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings needed something extra to get by a good goalie Tuesday. Anze Kopitar provided it in his return.

Kopitar scored the go-ahead goal via the power play in the second period in his first game back from a lower-body injury to help the Kings to a 2-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Staples Center. 

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Kings' Kopitar expected to play vs. Flames

Los Angeles center sat out one game because of lower-body injury

by Curtis Zupke / NHL.com Correspondent

FLAMES (26-29-3) at KINGS (34-20-4)

TV: 10:30 p.m. ET, FS-W, SNF, NHL.TV

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Center Anze Kopitar likely will return to the lineup for the Los Angeles Kings when they play the Calgary Flames on Tuesday at Staples Center.

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