Carter maintains prolific form for Kings

Ducks, Montreal among day’s other NHL winners

Gulf News

Los Angeles: Jeff Carter scored his 10th goal of the season as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 in overtime on Saturday night for their season-best fifth consecutive victory. Alec Martinez scored and Peter Budaj stopped 18 shots for the Kings, who persevered through a back-and-forth game between Western Conference contenders for their third straight win over Chicago at Staples Center. Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist as the Ducks snapped a three-game skid to beat Sharks 3-2. Alex Galchenyuk scored at 3:37 of overtime as the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Saturday. In Detroit, Brendan Gallagher also scored to help Montreal improve to 16-4-2. Carey Price stopped 32 shots.

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