Smyth lifts Kings to 3-2 win over Avalanche

Ryan Smyth's wrist-shot goal from the left faceoff circle with 1:34 left in the third period gave the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche at MGM Grand Arena on Saturday.

Smyth's goal was assisted by Jack Johnson and Anze Kopitar, who tallied the Kings' first goal with 12:14 left in the first period.

Drew Doughty also scored a goal for the Kings (3-1-1) while David Jones tallied both goals for the Avalanche (2-5-0).