The Los Angeles Kings have that winning feeling right now

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Womens Mattias Ekholm Jersey , and they don’t want to let it go.Tyler Toffoli scored the clinching goal in a shootout to lead Los Angeles to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday night, snapping the Flyers‘ eight-game winning streak.Adrian Kempe and Austin Wagner scored in regulation for Los Angeles, which won its third straight and fourth in five games.“Just the feeling of winning hockey games, it’s the best feeling as a hockey player in the world,” Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said. “When you do it, you want to keep having that feeling every single night. Before the game we said, ‘Let’s have that feeling we had the other night.’ And we got it again. We’re all pumped in here.”Jonathan Quick made 30 saves for the Kings, who played their fourth contest of a six-game road trip over 10 days. Los Angeles (23-27-4) began Thursday with the worst record in the Western Conference, but six points out of a playoff spot.“We’re playing with confidence,” Wagner said. “We’re doing a lot of things right, and we’re focusing on the details. Coming out of the break, we knew we had to make a push for playoffs. We’re still in a spot to make it, and we’re trying to push for playoffs right now.”The Kings appeared to have it won in regulation, but Philadelphia’s Jakub Voracek scored with 18.2 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime.Philadelphia had the best chance in the extra session when Travis Konecny’s attempt from close range went off the post just over four minutes into OT.The teams needed six shooters in the tiebreaker. After Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick notched goals in the shootout, it appeared as if the Flyers had won the contest and began celebrating when Los Angeles’ third shooter P.K Subban Jersey , Kempe, had his attempt ruled no good by the on-ice official. But it was deemed a goal after a video review showed the puck went into the net.And Toffoli clinched it with his first career shootout goal on his 11th attempt.“We deserved that win,” Doughty said. “We felt that we were going to win it no matter what.”Sean Couturier also scored in regulation and Giroux had a pair of assists for Philadelphia. The Flyers (24-24-6) were seven points out of a playoff spot at the start of play, and they know they need to keep winning to make up ground lost in the first half of the season.“We’re going to have to bear down,” Flyers goalie Anthony Stolarz said. “We got a point and we’re happy about that, but we’re not satisfied. At the end of the day, it’s about two points and we wanted two.”Stolarz, Philadelphia’s backup, got the nod in net to give rookie Carter Hart a rest and made 37 saves. The 20-year-old Hart has won seven consecutive starts, including a 41-save performance in the Flyers’ 2-1 win over Vancouver on Monday night. Stolarz had a hand in Philadelphia’s eight-game winning streak with his 38-save shutout in a 1-0 win at the Rangers on Jan. 29.Kempe scored with 7:27 left in the second period, netting his fourth goal in the last three games by finishing a 2-on-1 with Brendan Leipsic, to put Los Angeles up 2-1.Philadelphia had tied it at 1 on Couturier’s 22nd of the season seven minutes into the second period. Giroux’s diving swipe from the boards went in front to Couturier, whose backhand beat Quick through the legs.The Flyers appeared to knot the contest at the end of the second period when Couturier’s wrist shot beat Quick, but the puck crossed the goal line just after time expired.Wagner opened the scoring with 11:14 left in the first period with a quick wrist shot from the slot that beat Stolarz to the blocker side. The goal was set up with a pretty two-way passing play between Wagner and Kyle Clifford.NOTES: Kings C Jeff Carter (lower body) missed his second straight contest. … Los Angeles swept the season series 2-0. The Kings won 5-2 on Nov. 1 in Los Angeles. … The Kings killed off both Philadelphia power plays, making them 10 out of 10 on opponents’ man-advantages. … Los Angeles improved to 2-1 in shootouts Authentic Pekka Rinne Jersey Kids , while Philadelphia fell to 2-1.UP NEXTLos Angeles: At Boston Saturday.Philadelphia: Host Anaheim Saturday. NEW YORK (AP) — After a rough stretch, the New York Rangers are playing their best hockey in nearly two months.Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist moved into a tie for sixth place on the NHL’s career wins list and the Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday night for their third victory in four games.The Rangers won nine of 11 to move to 12-8-2 heading into Thanksgiving, but then followed that with just five wins in 21 games (5-11-5). Now, coming off a 6-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday night, New York has consecutive wins for only the second time since a three-game streak Nov. 17-21.“I think guys are just sick of losing,” coach David Quinn said. “Sometimes you employ your will in those situations and just make sure you do everything you can under your control to make sure that you get your job done and do your part. … I think we’ve done a better job of that over the last few games.”Mats Zuccarello, Filip Chytil and Mika Zibanejad also scored for New York. The line of Zibanejad, Zuccarello and Kreider has totaled nine goals and 10 assists over the last four games.“We’re skating with confidence,” Zibanejad said, “just demanding the puck, all three of us. Just holding onto pucks and making the right plays, not overthinking things.”Lundqvist stopped 24 shots to tie Terry Sawchuk with 445 wins, nine behind Curtis Joseph for fifth place.“It’s an honor to be up there, getting closer and closer to and already passing names that meant a lot to me growing up Roman Josi Jersey ,” Lundqvist said. “It’s a very cool feeling.”Brandon Saad, Alex DeBrincat and Dominik Kahun scored for Chicago, which has lost five straight (0-3-2) and seven of eight. Collin Delia, making his eighth start of the season, finished with 29 saves.“We just have to stop giving them chances off our mistakes,” DeBrincat said. “Teams capitalize on that and we’ve just got to play, battle a full 60 minutes and not give up those Grade-A chances.”DeBrincat pulled the Blackhawks to 3-2 with his 24th goal on a one-timer off a pass from Eric Gustafsson at 1:40 of the third period. It was Chicago’s second power-play goal of the night and ninth during a seven-game streak with at least one.Delia, 0-2-3 in his last five starts, made a stellar save on Jimmy Vesey in front about six minutes later, and corralled an attempt by Zuccarello from the left circle with 7:40 left to keep Chicago within one.New York went on its first power play of the game less than 30 seconds later and managed six shots on goal during the advantage, but Delia stopped them all.Zibanejad scored an empty-netter with 18 seconds remaining to give the Rangers a two-goal lead. Kahun beat Lundqvist from between the circles with 1.5 seconds left for the final margin.With the Rangers leading 2-1 after one period, Zibanejad appeared to push the lead to two a little more than seven minutes into the second, but his goal was overturned after a coach’s challenge for offside.Kreider put New York up 3-1 on his 22nd with 6:51 left in the middle period after Zuccarello’s centering pass for Brady Skjei was deflected by Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith.Saad got the Blackhawks on the scoreboard first with a power-play goal 5:41 into the game, putting in a rebound of Artem Anisimov’s deflection off a post for his 14th.Chytil tied it with 6:40 left in the first as he picked up a loose puck in the defensive zone, skated up the right side , sped around fellow 19-year-old Henri Jokiharju, skated in on Delia and fired the puck into the top right corner for his eighth.The Rangers went ahead a little more than four minutes later when Zuccarello knocked in a deflection off a post by Kreider with 2:22 left in the period. It was Zuccarello’s eighth goal of the season, and fourth in the last four games.“We had a couple of letdowns, mental errors,” Chicago coach Jeremy Colliton said. “I thought we played really well at the beginning of the game, scored the first goal and things are going well. And then we end up down 2-1. Again, we’re playing uphill after that.”NOTES: Patrick Kane had an assist on DeBrincat’s goal, extending his point streak to seven games (10 assists, 15 points). It was his 554th career assist, tying Doug Wilson for third place in franchise history. Stan Mikita leads with 926 and Denis Savard is second with 719. … Rangers forward Kevin Hayes missed his eighth straight game due to an upper-body injury. … Zuccarello, who had a career-high three assists in New York’s 6-2 win against Carolina on Tuesday night, extended his point streak to four games.UP NEXTBlackhawks: Host the Washington Capitals on Sunday to open a two-game homestand before the All-Star Game.Rangers: At the Boston Bruins on Saturday night in their final game before the All-Star break.

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