Colorado vs Los Angeles Recap - Kings Win 4-1
The Avalanche came up short Saturday against the Kings, falling 4-1.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -178 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jeff Carter, Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, and Trevor Lewis in the victory. Brown opened the scoring at 0:58 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 23-save effort for the Kings.
Milan Hejduk scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-1, while the Avalanche were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 26-24.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Anaheim.