Blue Jackets Fall 4-2 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
|Blue Jackets Fall 4-2 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap|
Los Angeles skated to a 4-2 victory over Columbus on Tuesday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
Los Angeles won as a -152 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Anze Kopitar, and Slava Voynov each scored for the Kings in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 0:32 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Justin Williams and Drew Doughty.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 18-save effort for the Kings.
Derek MacKenzie and Derick Brassard scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Steve Mason stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 31-20.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face Calgary.