DETROIT - Jonathan Quick made 51 saves for his 10th NHL shutout and defenseman Drew Doughty had three assists in the Los Angeles Kings' 5-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night.
Anze Kopitar had two goals, and Wayne Simmonds, Oscar Moller and Jack Johnson also scored for Los Angeles, which has won four of five overall and four straight against the Red Wings. Dustin Brown added two assists to help Quick earn his second shutout this season.
Quick stopped 26 shots in the second period.
Jimmy Howard made 21 saves in taking the loss for the Red Wings.
Simmonds opened the scoring with 6:33 left in the first period when he put in a rebound from the slot for his fifth goal. Moller made it 2-0 with 6:21 remaining in the second, poking in a puck that had gotten through Howard for his first of the season.
Kopitar scored just 23 seconds into the third to give the Kings a 3-0 lead. He picked up a rebound of Brown's shot and put the puck past Howard for his 12th goal. Kopitar scored again at 2:59 and Johnson added a power-play tally at 6:03 to make it 5-0.
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