Recap - Kings Defeat Phoenix 4-0
|Recap - Kings Defeat Phoenix 4-0|
The battle between the Kings and Coyotes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Phoenix was handed a 4-0 defeat on Monday at STAPLES Center.
The Kings were a -168 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin, and Tyler Toffoli in the victory. Muzzin opened the scoring at 6:01 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 27 of 27 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Mike Smith stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Los Angeles scored 2 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 29-27.