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Los Angeles Falls 1-0 to Wild - Recap

Minnesota needed a shootout to earn a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

The win was clinched by Pierre-Marc Bouchard, who beat Jonathan Bernier in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Minnesota.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 27 of 27 Los Angeles shots in the victory.

Los Angeles got a 25-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.

On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Kings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 27-25.

Minnesota heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.