LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 08: (L-R) Dustin Penner #25, Simon Gagne #12, Alec Martinez #27, Justin Williams #14 and Matt Greene #2 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate Gagne's goal in the second period against the Nashville Predators at Staples Center on November 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Predators 4-3.(Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kings Snap Five-Game Skid With Win Over Predators

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Kings vs. Predators Final Score: LA Scores Early and Often In 4-3 Victory

The Los Angeles Kings had been struggling throughout the past week, but the team got back on track with a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday evening.

Four goals were scored in the first period, two on each side. Alec Martinez (4:29) and Drew Doughty (6:13) each scored their first goal of the season in the opening minutes, but the Predators battled back with goals from Matt Halischuk (10:41) and Craig Smith, who scored his fifth goal of the year on the power play.

The Kings took the lead midway through the second period with a goal from Mike Richards. Simon Gagne lit the lamp once again for his fifth goal of the year to give LA a 4-2 lead.

Los Angeles fought off two early penalties in the third period and allowed a goal to Patric Hornqvist with just 90 seconds remaining. Nashville tried to steal another goal in the final seconds, but the Kings were able to hold on to the 4-3 victory.

With the win, the team improved to 7-5-3 on the year with 17 points.

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