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Kings score twice in third period to defeat Oilers

Rally gives Los Angeles four-point lead on Anaheim in Pacific

by Curtis Zupke / Correspondent

King's go-ahead tip-in

EDM@LAK: King gives Kings the lead in the 3rd

2/25/16: Dwight King waits in front of the net, then tips in Jeff Carter's shot to give the Kings a 2-1 lead in the 3rd period

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LOS ANGELES - Low-scoring games have been the norm for the Los Angeles Kings since forward Marian Gaborik went down with an injury, but now they're trending in the win column. 

Dwight King scored with 5:50 remaining in the third period to give the Kings a 2-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Staples Center on Thursday.

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Oilers to shake up lineup against Kings

McLellan unsure how Edmonton roster will look after NHL Trade Deadline

by Curtis Zupke / Correspondent

OILERS (22-33-6) at KINGS (35-20-4) 

TV: 10:30 p.m. ET; SN360, FS-W, NHL.TV 

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Edmonton Oilers will make some lineup changes when they play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday at Staples Center, said coach Todd McLellan, according to the Oilers' Twitter account.

The Oilers, who have lost a season-high five straight (0-4-1), held an optional skate at Staples Center, and it was unclear what changes would take place. It will be their first game since McLellan questioned his team's character and whether many of his players should be with the team beyond the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.

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