Senators get consecutive road wins by beating Kings 4-1
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Chris Tierney scored twice and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.
Bobby Ryan had a power-play goal and Christian Wolanin also scored for the Senators, who won on back-to-back nights at Anaheim and Los Angeles for their first consecutive road victories this season. Anders Nilsson made 33 saves.
Ottawa also got its first consecutive wins since a three-game streak Nov. 27-Dec. 1.
Kyle Clifford scored and Jonathan Quick made 23 saves for the Kings, who have lost four of five.
The Senators took the lead by scoring two goals 2:41 apart in the second period. Tierney put the Senators ahead 2-1 at 16:40 after Ryan scored on the power play at 14:59 to tie it at 1 and extend his point streak to seven games.
Mikkel Boedker got his 200th career assist on Tierney's goal.
The Kings went up 1-0 at 3:47 of the second period when Clifford redirected Jake Muzzin's shot. It was Clifford's second goal in the past three games.
Wolanin made it 3-1 at 1:22 of the third period, and Tierney added an empty-netter at 19:02.
NOTES: Senators C Matt Duchene is not expected to rejoin the team for the conclusion of their three-game California trip at San Jose on Saturday following the birth of the son. ... Kings D Alec Martinez returned after missing 14 games because of an upper-body injury. ... Senators D Ben Harpur did not play because of an upper-body injury and is day-to-day.
Senators: Visit San Jose on Saturday.
Kings: Host Pittsburgh on Saturday.
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