Senators beat Kings to earn back-to-back road wins


Chris Tierney scored twice and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.


Bobby Ryan had a power-play goal and Christian Wolanin also scored for the Senators, who won on back-to-back nights at Anaheim and Los Angeles for their first consecutive road victories this season. Anders Nilsson made 33 saves.

Ottawa also got its first consecutive wins since a three-game streak Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

Kyle Clifford scored and Jonathan Quick made 23 saves for the Kings, who have lost four of five.

The Senators took the lead by scoring two goals 2:41 apart in the second period. Tierney put the Senators ahead 2-1 at 16:40 after Ryan scored on the power play at 14:59 to tie it at 1 and extend his point streak to seven games.

Mikkel Boedker got his 200th career assist on Tierney’s goal.

The Kings went up 1-0 at 3:47 of the second period when Clifford redirected Jake Muzzin’s shot. It was Clifford’s second goal in the past three games.

Wolanin made it 3-1 at 1:22 of the third period, and Tierney added an empty-netter at 19:02.