COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Jordan Neal scored the decisive goal in a shootout to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Colorado Avalanche at the World Arena on Thursday night.
Neal's goal past Reto Berra broke a 2-all tie in the shootout and helped the Stanley Cup champions improve to 5-0-1 in the preseason. Colorado is 0-5-2.
Maxime Talbot answered for the Avalanche on a power-play goal with 14 seconds remaining in the opening period.
Berra made 42 saves for the Avalanche.