Skinner leads Hurricanes to 2-1 win over Kings


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Jeff Skinner scored 3:02 into the third period to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

Jiri Tlutsy also scored and Cam Ward made 24 saves for the Hurricanes, who are 8-2-1 in their last 11 home games as they try to work their way up from the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

Anze Kopitar scored for Los Angeles and Jonathan Bernier made 20 saves.

The Kings have lost two in a row.