Dallas vs Los Angeles Wrap - Dallas Wins 5-4
The Kings came up short Thursday against the Stars, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
Dallas was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Loui Eriksson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Stars. Dallas got goals from Loui Eriksson (2), Eric Nystrom, and Alex Goligoski in the victory. Eriksson opened the scoring at 14:04 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 37-save effort for the Stars.
Dustin Brown, Jack Johnson, Anze Kopitar, and Trevor Lewis scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Los Angeles got a 34-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
On the power play, Dallas went 1-for-6, while the Kings were 3-for-8 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Dallas 41-38 in the game.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.