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Kings Vs. Predators Final Score: Justin Williams Scores Two Goals In 5-4 L.A. Victory

The Los Angeles Kings opened up their four-game road series on Tuesday night on the right foot. They went toe-to-toe with the hometown Nashville Predators and came out on top, thanks in part to Justin Williams and in part to a pair of quick third period goals.

Williams scored twice in the first period, at 6:16 and 18:53. His second goal of the evening was his 15th of the season. Drew Doughty scored at 12:21 in the second period, but a pair of Predators goals in the period knotted the score at 3-3.

The difference ended up being two goals that the Kings scored within the first three minutes of the final period. Matt Greene scored his fourth goal of the season at 1:15 and Trevor Lewis added his third of the season at 3:00. The Predators would add another goal in the third period, but the Kings were able to hold on for the win.

With a Phoenix Coyotes loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, the Kings are now in third place in the Pacific Division with 74 points, just one point behind the 'Yotes

For more news and notes on Kings hockey, be sure to read Jewels From The Crown.