Avalanche Fall 4-3 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
The Avalanche came up short Saturday against the Kings, falling 4-3.
The Kings were a -220 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jarret Stoll, Anze Kopitar, Alec Martinez, and Drew Doughty in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring at 7:13 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 14-save effort for the Kings.
David Jones (2) and Paul Stastny scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Brian Elliott stopped 38 of 42 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 2-for-9, while the Avalanche were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 42-17.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Anaheim.