Bruins Fall 4-3 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
The Bruins came up short Saturday against the Kings, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Los Angeles was an underdog by +134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Michal Handzus, who beat Tim Thomas in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Los Angeles. Michal Handzus, Jarret Stoll, and Brad Richardson each scored for the Kings in the victory. Richardson opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 0:57 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kevin Westgarth and Trevor Lewis.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 38-save effort for the Kings.
Gregory Campbell, Patrice Bergeron, and Blake Wheeler scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Tim Thomas stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-5, while the Bruins were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 41-26.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.