Atlanta Falls 3-1 to Kings - Recap
|Atlanta Falls 3-1 to Kings - Recap|
Los Angeles got a pair of goals from Ryan Smyth as the Kings skated to a 3-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -170 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Ryan Smyth (2) and Jarret Stoll in the victory. Smyth opened the scoring at 3:53 of the third period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 31-save effort for the Kings.
Atlanta got a goal from Chris Thorburn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Chris Mason stopped 32 of 34 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-2, while the Thrashers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 35-32.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Anaheim.