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Smith-Pelly, Gibson lead Ducks past LA Kings 4-3 in Game 5; Anaheim takes 3-2 series lead

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    Anaheim Ducks right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, scores past Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (The Associated Press)

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    Anaheim Ducks center Mathieu Perreault celebrates after scoring during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (The Associated Press)

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    Anaheim Ducks right wing Devante Smith-Pelly celebrates after scoring during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (The Associated Press)

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    Anaheim Ducks celebrate a goal by Nick Bonino against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (The Associated Press)

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    Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, top, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (The Associated Press)

Devante Smith-Pelly scored two goals 1:23 apart in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks moved to the brink of the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Monday night.

John Gibson made 39 saves in his second career playoff start as the Ducks took a 3-2 lead in the second-round series with their third straight victory.

Nick Bonino and Jakob Silfverberg also scored for the Ducks, who jumped to a three-goal lead in the second period and hung on behind their 20-year-old rookie goalie, earning the first home victory by either team in the series.

Marian Gaborik scored two goals for the Kings, who will face their fifth elimination game of the postseason.

Game 6 is Wednesday at Staples Center.

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