Canadiens decide to give their 2009 first-rounder a longer look.
The Los Angeles Kings look for their third straight victory on Saturday afternoon hosting the Montreal Canadiens at Staples Center, but they will have to do so without Mike Richards and Willie Mitchell.
|- 1, Montreal Power-Play Goal - Tomas Plekanec (6), from Andrei Kostitsyn and Yannick Weber at 18:39. Penalties - Josh Gorges, Montreal (Hooking), 3:27; Lars Eller, Montreal (Boarding), 4:48; Alexei Emelin, Montreal (Interference), 13:37; Dustin Brown, Los Angeles (Tripping), 17:10.|
|- 2, Montreal Goal - Andrei Kostitsyn (7), from Lars Eller and Louis Leblanc at 10:48. 3, Los Angeles Power-Play Goal - Dustin Penner, from Drew Doughty and Trent Hunter at 13:46. Penalties - Davis Drewiske, Los Angeles (Kneeing), 2:25; Erik Cole, Montreal (Interference), 11:57; Erik Cole, Montreal (Slashing), 18:23.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Jarret Stoll, Los Angeles (Interference on goalkeeper), 4:51; Dustin Penner, Los Angeles (Interference on goalkeeper), 10:37; Mike Cammalleri, Montreal (Hooking), 16:23; Justin Williams, Los Angeles (Boarding), 17:35.|