Kings Down Columbus 4-3 - Match Report
Los Angeles earned a 4-3 victory over Columbus on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Nationwide Arena.
The Kings were a -113 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Jarret Stoll, who beat Mathieu Garon in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Los Angeles. Los Angeles got goals from Justin Williams, Drew Doughty, and Andrei Loktionov in the victory. Williams opened the scoring at 16:52 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 21 of 24 Columbus shots in the victory.
Rick Nash, Kris Russell, and Jakub Voracek scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Columbus got a 26-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
Los Angeles scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 29-24.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Chicago.