NHL

Carter scores tiebreaking goal, Kings beat Oilers 4-2

  • Los Angeles Kings right wing Devin Setoguchi, left, scores on Edmonton Oilers goalie Jonas Gustavsson, of Sweden, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Kings right wing Devin Setoguchi, left, scores on Edmonton Oilers goalie Jonas Gustavsson, of Sweden, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, left, falls as he tries to pass the puck while under pressure from Los Angeles Kings right wing Devin Setoguchi during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, left, falls as he tries to pass the puck while under pressure from Los Angeles Kings right wing Devin Setoguchi during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter, left, scores a sort-handed goal on Edmonton Oilers goalie Jonas Gustavsson, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter, left, scores a sort-handed goal on Edmonton Oilers goalie Jonas Gustavsson, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

Jeff Carter scored the tiebreaking short-handed goal midway through the second period and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Thursday night.

Derek Forbort had a goal and an assist and Devin Setoguchi and Tyler Toffoli also scored for Los Angeles. Peter Budaj made 26 saves.

Darnell Nurse and Oscar Klefbom scored for the Oilers,, who have now lost five straight games to fall to 2-7-1 since starting 7-1-0. Jonas Gustavsson made 21 saves.

Trailing 2-0 after the first period, the Oilers scored twice in the second to tie it before Carter scored at 9:06 of the middle period.