Alec Martinez scored with 55 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Kings stopped a six-game skid with a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Martinez brought the puck from behind the net into the offensive zone and fired a wrist shot through the legs of Brendan Smith and past goaltender Henrik Lundqvist for his first goal of the season.

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, second from left, celebrates with left wing Ilya Kovalchuk (17), of Russia, after scoring a goal as New York Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith, left, left wing Chris Kreider (20) and defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, right, react in the last minute during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, second from left, celebrates with left wing Ilya Kovalchuk (17), of Russia, after scoring a goal as New York Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith, left, left wing Chris Kreider (20) and defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, right, react in the last minute during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist, Trevor Lewis scored and Jack Campbell made 22 saves in place of the injured Jonathan Quick for the Kings. Dustin Brown, making his season debut after breaking a finger in Los Angeles’ final preseason game, also scored.

Vladislav Namestnikov and Tony DeAngelo each had a goal and an assist and Ryan Spooner also scored for the Rangers, who are winless in five road games. Lundqvist made 36 saves.

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown, right, comes in to celebrate a goal by left wing Ilya Kovalchuk, left, of Russia, with center Jeff Carter, second from left, and defenseman Drew Doughty during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown, right, comes in to celebrate a goal by left wing Ilya Kovalchuk, left, of Russia, with center Jeff Carter, second from left, and defenseman Drew Doughty during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Spooner tied the game at 3-all with 4:44 remaining after Lewis had put the Kings ahead about five minutes earlier, ending a 410-minute span during which the Kings failed to hold a lead.

New York went ahead 2-0 in the second period when Campbell accidentally deflected DeAngelo’s centering pass into his own net with his skate. Los Angeles tied it on power-play goals just under three minutes apart from Brown and Kovalchuk.

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown celebrates after scoring against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown celebrates after scoring against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Namestnikov gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead at 11:11 of the first period. Namestnikov beat Campbell on a wrist shot over his right right shoulder, but Lewis checked the Rangers forward into the goalie as the puck went into the net. The goal was upheld after a video review and a challenge by the Kings for goalie interference.

Los Angeles Kings left wing Alex Iafallo, right, controls the puck with New York Rangers left wing Jimmy Vesey (26) defending as Kings center Anze Kopitar (11), of Slovenia, pursues during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Kings left wing Alex Iafallo, right, controls the puck with New York Rangers left wing Jimmy Vesey (26) defending as Kings center Anze Kopitar (11), of Slovenia, pursues during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

NOTES: The Kings recalled Peter Budaj from Ontario of the American Hockey League to back up Campbell, who is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. F Michael Amadio was assigned to Ontario in a corresponding move. … Rangers D Adam McQuaid did not play after sustaining a lower-body injury in a 4-1 loss at Chicago on Thursday. Rangers coach David Quinn said Saturday there was a chance McQuaid could be available for either of the final two games of the four-game trip.

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Los Angeles Kings left wing Kyle Clifford, right, punches New York Rangers left wing Cody McLeod during a fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Kings left wing Kyle Clifford, right, punches New York Rangers left wing Cody McLeod during a fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Rangers: Continue their trip at San Jose on Tuesday.

Kings: Host Philadelphia on Thursday.

New York Rangers center Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, collides with Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell (36) after the puck entered the goal to score during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
New York Rangers center Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, collides with Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell (36) after the puck entered the goal to score during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

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Source: The Associated Press

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