San Jose vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 5-2
|San Jose vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 5-2|
Los Angeles skated to a 5-2 victory over San Jose on Tuesday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won as a -150 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Dustin Penner, Anze Kopitar, and Alec Martinez each scored for the Kings in the victory. Richards opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 15:26 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Willie Mitchell.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 20-save effort for the Kings.
Dan Boyle and Martin Havlat scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
San Jose got a 37-stop effort from Antti Niemi in the loss.
Los Angeles scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 42-22.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.