DENVER (AP) -Derek Armstrong and Scott Thornton scored goals 1:17 apart in the third period and the Los Angeles Kings broke an eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
The Kings had only 10 shots on goal through the first two periods, but picked up the pace in the final 20 minutes, peppering Jose Theodore with 13 shots.
Theodore was filling in for Peter Budaj, who had made seven straight starts, going 5-1-1.
Jean-Sebastien Aubin stopped 29 shots for the Kings, including a skate save on a wrist shot by Jaroslav Hlinka late in the final period.
Flyers 4, Lightning 2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Joffrey Lupul scored on a penalty shot and added two assists.
Mike Knuble, Scott Hartnell and Kimmo Timonen also scored for Philadelphia, who have won two in a row following a six-game losing streak. Martin Biron made 31 saves.
Tampa Bay, which has lost nine of 11, got goals from Vincent Lecavalier and Vinny Prospal. The Lightning have lost to the Flyers just twice in the last 14 meetings between the teams.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Kings vs. Golden Knights Pick Will the Los Angeles Kings be able to start a winning streak when they hit the road to face the Vegas Golden Knights...
Thumbnail Blackhawks vs. Penguins Pick Two of hockey’s most stories franchises meet up tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Chicago Blackhawks at 7PM ET.
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Blue Jackets Pick Will the Columbus Blue Jackets take care of business at home when they host the New York Rangers tonight at 7PM...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Oilers Pick Will the St. Louis Blues upset the host Edmonton Oilers as a small underdog tonight at...
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Blackhawks Pick Will the Chicago Blackhawks get back to being a winning team when they welcome the New York Rangers to town...

NHL Team Pages