Los Angeles Ices Detroit 2-1 - Recap
The Red Wings came up short Wednesday against the Kings, falling 2-1.
Los Angeles won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar each scored for the Kings in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 7:50 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dustin Penner and Justin Williams.
Jonathan Quick stopped 28 of 29 Detroit shots in the victory.
Darren Helm scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Jimmy Howard stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 29-26.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Edmonton.