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Kings Fall 2-1 Against San Jose - Game Recap

The Kings came up short Friday against the Sharks, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

The Sharks were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

The win was clinched by Ryane Clowe, who beat Jonathan Quick in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for San Jose. Logan Couture scored for the Sharks in the victory. Couture opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 7:53 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ryane Clowe and Patrick Marleau.

Antti Niemi turned in a 28-save effort for the Sharks.

Mike Richards scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Los Angeles got a 34-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.

San Jose scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-29.

San Jose 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 Phoenix.