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Jets score 3 in 3rd period to top Kings 4-1

  • Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate Lowry's goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016,  in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate Lowry's goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Chris Thorburn (22) takes down Los Angeles Kings' Andy Andreoff (15) as Jets' Matt Halischuk (15) and Kings' Brayden McNabb (3) scramble for the loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016,  in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Winnipeg Jets' Chris Thorburn (22) takes down Los Angeles Kings' Andy Andreoff (15) as Jets' Matt Halischuk (15) and Kings' Brayden McNabb (3) scramble for the loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) attempts to move between Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez (27) and Nick Shore (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016,  in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) attempts to move between Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez (27) and Nick Shore (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Dustin Byfuglien and Paul Postma scored less than three minutes apart early in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets top the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.

Adam Lowry and Drew Stafford, with an empty netter, also scored for Winnipeg. Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler each added two assists.

Anze Kopitar scored his 25th goal of the season on the power play for the Pacific Division-leading Kings, who dropped their third in a row.

Ondrej Pavelec made 33 saves for the Jets, who ended a four-game homestand (2-1-1). Jonathan Quick turned aside 20 shots for L.A., which couldn't pick up a win on its three-game road trip.