Los Angeles Ices Phoenix 7-4 - Recap
The Kings got a 3-goal performance from Dwight King as Los Angeles handed Phoenix a 7-4 defeat on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Dwight King (3), Mike Richards, Anze Kopitar, Jordan Nolan, and Matt Frattin in the victory. Kopitar opened the scoring at 0:42 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 24 of 28 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Phoenix got goals from Martin Hanzal (2), Shane Doan, and Jeff Halpern in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Thomas Greiss stopped 20 of 22 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-5, while the Coyotes were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 38-28.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Edmonton.