Kings521 -- 8Blue Jackets011 -- 2

Alexander Frolov scored three goals in the opening 12:35 and Craig Conroy also had a hat trick to lead Los Angeles.

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Los Angeles, Conroy 8 (Demitra, Frolov), 1:35. 2, Los Angeles, Frolov 9 (Demitra, Conroy), 4:17. 3, Los Angeles, Frolov 10 (Conroy, Demitra), 5:43 (pp). 4, Los Angeles, Frolov 11 (Roenick, Garon), 12:35 (sh). 5, Los Angeles, Conroy 9 (Demitra), 17:48 (sh).

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 6, Columbus, Marchant 3 (Chimera, Westcott), 4:57. 7, Los Angeles, E.Belanger 5 (Avery, Corvo), 16:21 (pp). 8, Los Angeles, Cammalleri 5 (Kostopoulos, Dempsey), 18:21.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 9, Los Angeles, Conroy 10 (Gleason, Miller), 11:23. 10, Columbus, Chimera 4 (Letowski, Berard), 16:18.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Kings 13105 -- 28Blue Jackets 71012 -- 29 Power-play opportunities: Los Angeles 2 of 8; Columbus 0 of 4. Goalies: Los Angeles, Garon 4-3-0 (29 shots-27 saves). Columbus, Prusek 2-2-0 (5-2), Denis (5:43 first, 23-18). A: 16,174 (18,136). T: 2:17.

Craig Conroy, Michael Cammalleri and Alexander Frolov (24) -- Conroy and Frolov each had hat tricks -- accounted for 7 of the Kings' 8 goals vs. Columbus.