Recap - Kings Defeat Detroit 5-2
|Recap - Kings Defeat Detroit 5-2|
The Kings beat Detroit 5-2 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Jonathan Quick's 22 saves.
The Kings were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, and Slava Voynov in the victory. Williams opened the scoring at 6:48 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 22 of 24 Detroit shots in the victory.
Detroit got goals from Jiri Hudler and Johan Franzen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jimmy Howard stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-2, while the Red Wings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 27-24.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Anaheim.