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Landeskog scores 2 in 2nd as Avalanche beat Kings

Sunday - 9/29/2013, 1:14am  ET

Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly (90) controls the puck in front of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell (33) in the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David A. Cleveland Jr.)

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored twice in the second period, rallying the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

Ryan O'Reilly started Los Angeles' comeback from two goals down at 8:11 of the second period. Landeskog tied at 2-2 with 7:02 remaining in the period, beating Mathieu Garon on the first shot he faced after replacing Ben Scrivens. Landeskog got the tiebreaker with 3:54 remaining, knocking in a rebound from just in front of the goal.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 23 saves for the Avalanche (3-3-0).

Mike Richards scored twice for Los Angeles, putting the Kings (3-3-1) on the scoreboard with 3:22 left in the first and doubling the lead 14 seconds into the second period. Scrivens had 17 saves and Garon finished with nine.

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