The Kings exploded against the Chicago Blackhawks and evened up the Western Conference finals of the NHL playoffs.
The Kings scored five goals in the third period and won Game 2, 6-2. Jeff Carter recorded a hat trick scoring all three goals in the third period.
The Kings were down 2-0 in the second period. They scored six unanswered goals to win the game and tie up the series, 1-1.
Game 3 is at Staples Center on Saturday.
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In high school baseball, the Foothill League went 0-for-2 in the wild-card round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
The West Ranch baseball team lost, 5-0, against Chaminade. The Wildcats got only two hits in the game.
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The Saugus baseball team lost to Alemany, 5-4. The Centurions led 3-0 in the first inning, but Alemany scored four runs in the fifth inning to take a 5-3 lead.
The Albert Einstein Academy baseball team won its wild-card games, 25-3, over Coastal Christian in the Southern Section Division 7 playoffs.
The Einstein team plays Nuview Bridge, the No. 2 seed in the playoffs, on Friday.
In college basketball, The Master’s College added some Big 10 bulk for the upcoming season.
Russell Byrd will transfer from Michigan State to The Master’s College for his senior season. Both his parents are graduates of The Master’s College.
Kelly Byrd, Russell’s dad, played on The Master’s College basketball team from 1983 to 1986 and holds the second best career field goal percentage at the school at 58.7 percent.
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In the major leagues, the Dodgers beat the Mets, 4-3. Adrian Gonzalez, Yasiel Puig and HanleyRamirez each hit solo home runs and Hyun-Jin Ryu won his fourth game of the season.
The Dodgers can go for the sweep of the Mets in New York tonight. Zack Greinke starts for the Dodgers against Jonathan Niese for the Mets.
Listen to the game tonight on AM 1220 KHTS. First pitch is at 4.
Source: Santa Clarita News