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Clifford pots loose puck in front

LAK@VGK: Clifford buries loose puck in the crease

Sean Walker has his initial shot stopped, but Kyle Clifford finds the loose puck in the crease and hammers it home to give the Kings a 3-2 lead

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Kyle Clifford scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the Los Angeles Kings in a 3-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena.

Clifford made it 3-2 at 11:01 after Paul Stastny and Brayden McNabb scored 1:14 apart in the third period to tie it 2-2 at 5:38.

Michael Amadio and Alex Iafallo scored, and Jonathan Quick made 40 saves for Los Angeles, which went 4-2-1 in the preseason.

Max Pacioretty had two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves for Vegas, which lost for the second time in six games and ends its preseason schedule against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday.

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