Kings vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Kings vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Los Angeles needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Saturday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Anze Kopitar clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Kings. Los Angeles got goals from Justin Williams and Jeff Carter in the victory. Carter opened the scoring at 19:28 of the first period.
Martin Jones stopped 23 of 25 Colorado shots in the victory.
Erik Johnson and Ryan O'Reilly scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Martin Jones.
Colorado got a 37-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-2, while the Avalanche were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 39-25.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.