Los Angeles Ices San Jose 3-2 - Recap
Los Angeles earned a 3-2 victory over San Jose on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Jarret Stoll clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Kings. Los Angeles got goals from Ryan Smyth and Alexei Ponikarovsky in the victory. Smyth opened the scoring at 13:35 of the second period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 22-save effort for the Kings.
Ryane Clowe and Devin Setoguchi scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Antti Niemi stopped 18 of 20 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-1, while the Sharks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 24-20.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.