Akil Thomas had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 at Gila River Arena.
It was the first of two split-squad games between the teams Tuesday, and the first preseason game for Los Angeles.
Thomas scored at 9:43 of the second period to give the Kings a 3-1 lead and set up Samuel Fagemo to make it 4-1 at 12:23. Michael Amadio put Los Angeles ahead 2-1 at 4:26 of the second.
Mikey Anderson gave the Kings a 1-0 lead at 5:36 of the first period on the power play before Derek Stepan tied it 1-1 at 3:30 of the second.