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Kangz win.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It started off frustrating, but the Kings rallied.

Down 2-0 to start the 3rd period, the Kings turned to their veterans. Jeff Carter opened the scoring under a minute into the period. Then, with just a shade under six minutes remaining in regulation, Marian Gaborik scored the game-tying goal following a slick pass by Anze Kopitar.

3-on-3 overtime lived up to its lofty hype. The league's most successful teams traded chances until Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik connected again. Kopi found Gaborik in space to set up a breakaway. Unlike Jonathan Toews at the tail-end of regulation, Gaborik converted his breakaway into a game-winning goal to give the Kings a very cathartic victory.

The Kings played a very good game from start to finish, despite falling behind on the scoreboard. Hard to find fault with any of the team's players tonight, and the result rewarded the effort.

What'd you think of the individual Kings tonight? Rate them below!

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