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Mike Hoffman's three points leads Senators in 5-3 victory over Kings

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OTTAWA - Mike Hoffman had two goals and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings Monday night.

Kyle Turris, Erik Karlsson and Mika Zibanejad also scored for the Senators (16-10-5) and Craig Anderson made 33 saves in his 15th straight start.

Jamie McBain, Tyler Toffoli and Jake Muzzin scored for Los Angeles (19-9-2). Jonathan Quick stopped 16 shots.

The Kings are midway through a six-game road trip where they've gone 2-1-1

Trailing 4-2, the Kings made it a one-goal game at the halfway mark of the third as Muzzin beat Anderson through the legs through traffic. Zibanejad regained the two-goal lead as he jammed in a Bobby Ryan rebound midway through the period.

The Senators scored four goals in the second period to jump out to a 4-2 lead. Trailing 1-0 to start the second, Ottawa scored three goals on three shots to take control of the game.

Hoffman, with his first of the night, took a pass from Zibanejad behind the net and beat Quick with a one-timer.

Just over one minute later Karlsson passed to Turris, who caught Quick moving for his 13th of the season.

Ottawa made it 3-1 as Karlsson's point shot bounced through traffic and past a screened Quick.

The three goals came in a span of 3:34.

Hoffman scored his second of the game playing give-and-go with Curtis Lazar to put the Senators up 4-1.

Los Angeles had a number of great chances in the period, but caught a break when Alec Martinez's dump in took a weird bounce. It put the puck out front with Anderson out to play it and allowed Toffoli an easy goal to cut the lead in half.

The Kings opened the scoring at the 14-minute mark of the first as McBain fired a slapper from the faceoff circle to beat Anderson. It marked the 20th time this season the Senators have given up the first goal.

Notes: Mark Stone picked up his 100th career point with an assist on Ottawa's second goal. ... Ottawa LW Shane Prince was a healthy scratch. The Kings D Nick Ebert, D Jeff Schultz and C Jordan Weal were healthy scratches.

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