Recap - Kings Defeat Phoenix 2-1
|Recap - Kings Defeat Phoenix 2-1|
The Kings beat Phoenix 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Jonathan Quick's 18 saves.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -200 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 4.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Anze Kopitar and Dwight King in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring at 3:10 of the second period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 18-save effort for the Kings.
Phoenix got a goal from Daymond Langkow in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mike Smith stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-5, while the Coyotes were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Phoenix 28-19 in the game.