Kings Down Florida 3-2 - Match Report
Los Angeles skated to a 3-2 victory over Florida on Thursday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jarret Stoll, Anze Kopitar, and Peter Harrold each scored for the Kings in the victory. Stoll opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 10:24 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Justin Williams and Ryan Smyth.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 24-save effort for the Kings.
David Booth and Michal Repik scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-2, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Los Angeles 26-24 in the game.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Phoenix.