Calgary Falls 2-1 to Kings - Recap
The Flames came up short Thursday against the Kings, falling 2-1.
Los Angeles was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Anze Kopitar and Kyle Clifford each scored for the Kings in the victory. Clifford opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 12:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Wayne Simmonds.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 26-save effort for the Kings.
Calgary got a goal from Olli Jokinen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Calgary got a 30-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-6, while the Flames were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 32-27.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Anaheim.