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Kings and Ducks tied after first period

February 8, 2010 |  8:10 pm

The Kings' bid to extend their club-record nine-game winning streak isn't easy skating so far.

The Kings took a 1-0 lead at 12:31 of the first on a nice goal by Oscar Moller when he back-handed a pass from Alexander Frolov past Jonas Hiller with his back to the net.

The Ducks tied the score on a power play with 1:30 left in the period. It was some power play. With Matt Greene already off for delay of game, the Kings were called for too many men on the ice, giving the Ducks a two-man advantage for a minute and a half.

They made good on it, finally beating Jonathan Quick after a couple of sharp saves when Teemu Selanne lifted the puck over Quick, already sprawled on the ice.

The goal was the 597th of Selanne's career, putting him three shy of 600 -- but perhaps more emotionally, only four shy of fellow Finn and boyhood idol Jari Kurri's 601.

More later at www.latimes.com/sports.

--Robyn Norwood

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