Menu
Home

Basketball

Rookie Tyler Toffoli has 2 goals, 1 assist to pace LA Kings' 5-1 rout of Vancouver Canucks

  • 277c4e89e733ac25420f6a70670093ab.jpg

    Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli, left, celebrates his goal with defenseman Drew Doughty during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • 36789768e72aac25420f6a706700d521.jpg

    A puck flies in front of Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • 03361d5ce732ac25420f6a706700e4b5.jpg

    Vancouver Canucks center Mike Santorelli, top, tries to get a shot in on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • c8436e5be72eac25420f6a7067005fd0.jpg

    Los Angeles Kings center Jordan Nolan, right, falls with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

  • c31010e3e76aad25420f6a706700cc8d.jpg

    Los Angeles Kings center Jordan Nolan, left, and Vancouver Canucks left wing Tom Sestito fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Associated Press

Tyler Toffoli had two goals and an assist in his third game back from the minors, and Mike Richards had a goal and two assists in the Los Angeles Kings' 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.

Richards, Justin Williams and Toffoli scored in a 2:33 span midway through the second period for the Kings, chasing Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo in the process. Jonathan Quick made 25 saves, and Linden Vey earned his first NHL point with an early assist in Los Angeles' 10th victory in 14 games

Luongo stopped 14 shots before getting pulled after the Kings' fourth goal midway through the second period.

Dan Hamhuis scored in the Canucks' first game against Los Angeles as division rivals since 1998.