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Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick lead champion LA Kings past Edmonton 4-1 for 5th win in 7 games

  • Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid, left, of the Czech Republic, throws a punch to the face of Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown during a scuffle in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a glove save during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll, right, checks Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry into the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Los Angeles Kings center Dwight King, left, tries to get a shot in on Edmonton Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk during the second period of their NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • Edmonton Oilers left wing Magnus Paajarvi, of Sweden, skates with the puck as Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter chases during the first period of their NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings kept moving forward in the Western Conference playoff race with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Mike Richards and Slava Voynov also scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who have won five of seven to climb back into fourth place in the West.

Carter scored his 22nd goal and Voynov got his first goal in 17 games, with both scores coming on Los Angeles' long-struggling power play. Drew Doughty added an empty-net score, just his second goal of the season.

Magnus Paajarvi scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 shots for the Oilers, who have lost two straight after a five-game winning streak to fall out of playoff position.