Iafallo nets two goals as Kings ding Wings

Alex Iafallo had two goals and Ilya Kovalchuk added two assists as the host Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night.Iafallo scored twice in the third period, including an empty-netter with 21 seconds left, and Anze Kopitar and Paul LaDue also scored to help the Kings record their first victory in their second game of the season. Los Angeles playing without goalie Jonathan Quick, who was placed on injured reserve after sustaining a lower-body injury in practice Saturday.Kovalchuk, who spent the past five seasons in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League, assisted on Kopitar’s goal early in the second period and also set up Iafallo’s first goal midway through the third period. The first was his 400th NHL assist. He has 417 goals in a 12-year NHL career.Anthony Mantha and Dylan Larkin scored their first goals of the season on power plays for the Red Wings, who lost their second straight. Detroit began a stretch in which it will play six of seven on the road.Larkin’s goal with 4:00 remaining in the third period cut Detroit’s deficit to 3-2. The Red Wings pulled goalie Jonathan Bernier with 1:49 remaining but did not get another good look.Kings goalie Jack Campbell made 36 saves in his sixth career start. Campbell was 2-0-2 in five games (four starts) for Los Angeles last season.Quick, who made his 10th opening-day start for the Kings on Friday, will miss at least three games, and the Kings listed no timetable for his return.Bernier made 21 saves in his first start of the season after Jimmy Howard started the opener, a 3-2 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.Kopitar scored the first goal of the game at 4:21 of the second period on a backhander over Bernier’s glove from the right circle after taking a pass from Kovalchuk.