Saturday, 21 October 2017 06:52 GMT
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Carter double continues Kings' winning streak

(MENAFN - Kora) Jeff Carter netted a double and provided an assist as the Kings clinched their seventh consecutive win with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers



Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens, traded by the Kings in January, made 46 saves



The Kings' streak € the longest current run in the NHL € sees them sitting nine points behind the second-placed San Jose Sharks in the Pacific Division



Carter opened the scoring with a wrist shot in the second minute but Edmonton were level thanks to Taylor Hall's goal at Rexall Place



But a three-goal second period was the key for the Kings as Alec Martinez, Carter and Trevor Lewis scored to send them on their way to yet another win



Sam Gagner's third-period goal for the Oilers mattered little



Atlantic Division leaders the Boston Bruins eased to their fifth straight win € a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers



Patrice Bergeron (one goal, two assists) and Jimmy Hayes (two goals) led the way for the Bruins, who scored four final-period goals



The Blues, leaders of the Central Division, went top of the NHL standings after a 3-2 shootout win against the Minnesota Wild



Alexander Steen scored the decisive goal in the shootout after the Wild had fought back from 2-0 down in the second period



The Chicago Blackhawks stayed four points adrift of the Blues as Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews scored in their 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres



Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves to earn his 300th career win in the New York Rangers' 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings
Carter double continues Kings' winning streak