Rangers vs Kings Final: 3-1 - Recap
|Rangers vs Kings Final: 3-1 - Recap|
Brad Richards was the difference, potting a pair for New York on Monday as the Rangers skated off with a 3-1 victory over the Kings at STAPLES Center.
The Rangers were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
New York got goals from Brad Richards (2) and Ryan McDonagh in the victory. Richards opened the scoring at 13:32 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 28-save effort for the Rangers.
Jake Muzzin scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Jonathan Quick stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Kings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Ottawa.