COLUMBUS, Ohio - Raitis Ivanans and Peter Harrold scored their first goals of the season and Jonathan Quick stopped 24 shots for his first career shutout in the Los Angeles Kings' 3-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
It was the second time in 17 days that the Kings beat the Blue Jackets 3-0. Jason LaBarbera had 23 saves in a 3-0 win in Los Angeles on Dec. 6.
Patrick O'Sullivan had a goal and an assist and Anze Kopitar had two assists for the Kings, who ended a four-game losing skid and had lost their last four road games.
Quick was never challenged. Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash had a goal midway through the third period disallowed because of a high stick.
Steve Mason stopped 39 shots for Columbus, which had won its last five at home.
The Kings, who were winding up a three-game road trip, looked anything but worn down. They wasted little time in taking control.
Just 2:56 in, rookie Drew Doughty's shot handcuffed Mason, the puck bouncing to the left doorstep. Ivanans - the Kings' enforcer with 63 penalty minutes but nary a goal or assist in 33 games - flicked it under Mason's glove.
At the 11:48 mark, Kopitar took a loose puck near the blue-line and coasted in on a 2-on-1, passing across the ice to O'Sullivan for a jam shot and the 2-0 lead. It was O'Sullivan's ninth goal of the season.
Nash appeared to score at 9:59 of the third period, but it was disallowed. That touched off a vulgar chant directed at the video review officials in Toronto.
The Blue Jackets were denied what appeared to be a goal in overtime last week in Dallas when a review in Toronto overturned the on-ice officials. Manny Malhotra's goal was waved off because he supposedly use a kicking motion to put the goal in net - even though he was skating on one foot at the time. Many Blue Jackets fans were still angry about that call.
Harrold added a goal with just over two minutes left.
Notes: Columbus D Rostislav Klesla played for the first time in five weeks after recovering from a high-ankle sprain. ... The Kings came in with a 3-8 road record. ... Quick got the start in just his third game this season. ... The Kings' 21 shots in the second period were the most for L.A. and against Columbus this season.