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Trevor Moore's first hat trick carries Kings past Oilers

Trevor Moore scored all three goals for the visiting Los Angeles Kings in a 3-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.

Nov 16, 2022; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; The Los Angeles Kings celebrate a goal by forward Trevor Moore (12) during the second period against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 16, 2022; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; The Los Angeles Kings celebrate a goal by forward Trevor Moore (12) during the second period against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
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Trevor Moore scored all three goals for the visiting Los Angeles Kings in a 3-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.

It was the first hat trick of Moore's five-year NHL career and just his third multigoal game.

Viktor Arvidsson had three assists and Cal Petersen made 22 saves for the Kings, who were coming off a 6-5 loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday in the opener of the four-game trip.

Zach Hyman scored and Stuart Skinner stopped 29 shots for the Oilers, who have lost five of their past seven games.

Moore scored at 17:12 of the second period to give the Kings a 2-1 lead.

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Edmonton forward Connor McDavid had just stepped out of the penalty box when Moore connected on a one-timer from the right circle.

Moore scored into an empty net with 53 seconds left to make it 3-1.

McDavid, who came in leading the NHL in goals (15) and points (32), saw his 10-game point streak (10 goals, 12 assists) come to an end.

McDavid did not have a shot on goal until 4:59 remained in the game, and he committed two minor penalties for just the sixth time in his NHL career.

McDavid's longtime linemate, Leon Draisaitl, had his 11-game point streak (seven goals, 13 assists) come to a halt. Draisaitl, who sits second in the NHL in points (28), did not have a shot on goal through the first two periods either.

Moore gave Los Angeles a 1-0 lead at 4:23 of the first period.

Phillip Danault won the puck along the wall and made a one-hand centering pass to Moore for the one-timer from the high slot.

Arvidsson appeared to save a goal midway through the first period when McDavid swiped at the puck and it slid by Petersen and was headed for net, but Arvidsson swiped it aside with his stick.

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The Kings blocked 29 shots in all while the Oilers blocked just eight.

Hyman tied the game off an assist from Ryan Murray at 12:47 of the second period.

Skinner made a save on a breakaway by Anze Kopitar at 14:00 of the middle period, but Moore scored 3:12 later to put the Kings ahead for good.

--Field Level Media

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