Philadelphia Ices Los Angeles 7-4 - Recap
|Philadelphia Ices Los Angeles 7-4 - Recap|
Philadelphia earned a 7-4 victory over Los Angeles behind a 2-goal performance from Mike Richards on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Philadelphia was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Mike Richards (2), Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell, Jeff Carter, James van Riemsdyk, and Ville Leino each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Briere opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 6:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Richards and Matt Carle.
Michael Leighton stopped 32 of 36 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Ryan Smyth (2), Justin Williams, and Jack Johnson scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Michael Leighton.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 16 of 22 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 36-28.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Jose.