San Jose vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 4-1
Los Angeles skated to a 4-1 victory over San Jose on Thursday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jeff Carter, Alec Martinez, Dwight King, and Tyler Toffoli in the victory. Martinez opened the scoring at 5:26 of the second period.
Martin Jones turned in a 31-save effort for the Kings.
Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Martin Jones.
Antti Niemi stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-1, while the Sharks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For San Jose, they head home to face Dallas.