Kings Down San Jose 4-3 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Jonathan Quick foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for Los Angeles over San Jose Thursday.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Dustin Brown potted the shootout winner for Los Angeles. Los Angeles got goals from Dustin Brown (2) and Willie Mitchell in the victory. Brown opened the scoring at 7:18 of the second period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 24-save effort for the Kings.
Patrick Marleau (2) and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Antti Niemi stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 2-for-5, while the Sharks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot San Jose 38-27 in the game.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.