Los Angeles Falls 4-3 to Ducks - Recap
|Los Angeles Falls 4-3 to Ducks - Recap|
Anaheim needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday in NHL action at Honda Center.
Anaheim was favored by -109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Corey Perry clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Ducks. Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey, and Kyle Palmieri each scored for the Ducks in the victory. Palmieri opened the scoring for Anaheim, finding the back of the net at 2:54 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matt Beleskey and Dave Steckel.
Viktor Fasth turned in a 35-save effort for the Ducks.
Los Angeles got goals from Jeff Carter, Dustin Brown, and Drew Doughty in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Anaheim went 1-for-4, while the Kings were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 38-22.
Anaheim looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.