Flames Fall 2-1 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
The Flames came up short Monday against the Kings, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -170 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Anze Kopitar, who beat Miikka Kiprusoff in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Los Angeles. Jarret Stoll scored for the Kings in the victory. Stoll opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 14:08 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Brad Richardson and Wayne Simmonds.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 27-save effort for the Kings.
Olli Jokinen scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-4, while the Flames were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 28-27.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Flames will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.