COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ticker) — Manny Malhotra recorded two goals and
an assist to lead the Columbus Blue jackets to a wild, 5-4 win
over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday.
Raffi Torres added a goal and an assist and Jakub Voracek and
Jiri Novotny each notched a goal for the Blue Jackets, who
matched their offensive output for the previous four games
Columbus jumped out to a 3-1 lead on Malhotra’s first goal, at
the 5:32 mark of the second period, only to watch the edge
disappear as the Kings grabbed a 4-3 lead with three unanswered
goals in the span of two minutes in the second.
Novotny’s second goal of the season tied it with 2:42 left in
the second and Malhotra redirected a pass from Rick Nash past
Los Angeles goaltender Jon Quick at the 10:16 mark of the third.