Los Angeles Falls 2-1 to Wild - Recap
The Kings came up short Tuesday against the Wild, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Wild were a +204 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Nino Niederreiter, who beat Jonathan Quick in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Minnesota. Minnesota got goals from Nino Niederreiter in the victory. Niederreiter opened the scoring at 3:25 of the third period.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 39 of 40 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Jarret Stoll scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Darcy Kuemper.
Jonathan Quick stopped 16 of 17 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Kings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Minnesota 40-17 in the game.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Boston.