It was the third consecutive win for the Kings Adidas Artemi Panarin Jersey , who were coming off a 3-1 victory at Chicago the night before and went 4-3 on their trip.
Los Angeles is tied with Anaheim for third place in the Pacific Division with 71 points, three behind second-place San Jose.
”We knew we had a chance to get into the playoff picture here tonight so we were pretty determined to do that and we just did a great job,” said Kuemper, who won his fifth straight start.
The Jets went on an early two-man advantage and made it count when Wheeler fired a high shot over Kuemper’s glove at 5:46 of the first period.
Wheeler also had an assist in running his point streak to six games, with three goals and eight assists during that span. He has 14 points in his last 10 games.
The Kings started off the second period on a high note with their own power-play goal. Martinez’s point shot went through traffic for his sixth of the season at 1:49.
Phaneuf then added his sixth goal of the season – and third since being traded to the Kings from Ottawa last week – at 17:05 with Jets forward Nic Petan in the penalty box for slashing.
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Byfuglien’s fourth goal of the season tied it 2-all with 65 seconds left in the second.
Los Angeles took a 3-2 lead when Mitchell scored his second goal in two games by picking up a bouncing puck in front of Winnipeg’s crease and finding some open net at 6:17.
Byfuglien took a high-sticking penalty with 6:14 left in the third, and Brown scored eight seconds after it expired. Kopitar’s assist gave him 19 points in his last 16 games (seven goals, 12 assists).
NOTES: Both teams went 2 for 5 on the power play. … Laine has scored an NHL-leading 16 of his 27 goals on the power play.
Kings: Host the Dallas Stars on Thursday.
Jets: Begin a two-game road trip Friday in St. Louis.