Johansson, Wild rally past Kings in OT again


LOS ANGELES — Marcus Johansson scored with 10.6 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Minnesota Wild rallied again for a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Saturday.

Johansson flubbed a one-timer from the right circle that went over the shoulder of Jonathan Quick after the Wild tied it with two goals in the third period, including one from Ryan Suter on a wrist shot through traffic that made it 3-3 with 1.4 seconds remaining.

Jordan Greenway had two assists, and Cam Talbot made 30 saves for Minnesota, which also defeated Los Angeles 4-3 in overtime after trailing 3-1 in the third period on Thursday.

Andreas Athanasiou scored for the second straight game, and Jeff Carter had two assists for the Kings. Quick made 40 saves.

Joel Eriksson Ek got the Wild within 3-2 at 7:38 of the third period when he put the rebound of a shot by Greg Pateryn into an open net after catching the Kings on a bad line change. 

Matt Dumba scored 21 seconds into the game to give Minnesota a 1-0 lead when his sharp-angle shot was stopped by Quick but redirected in off the shin of Kurtis MacDermid

The Kings tied it 1-1 at 17:02 of the first when Gabriel Vilardi jammed in a rebound of Austin Wagner‘s shot during a scrum at the goal line. The goal was awarded through a video review after the on-ice officials initially ruled that the puck did not cross the goal line prior to the net being dislodged.   

Blake Lizotte put Los Angeles ahead 2-1 at 7:02 into the second period after Drew Doughty‘s shot from the blue line redirected off the stick of Kaprizov and then off Lizotte’s skate past Talbot.  

Athanasiou pushed the lead to 3-1 at 10:22 of the second on the rebound off a give-and-go with Carter during a 4-on-4. 

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