Los Angeles Ices Chicago 5-2 - Recap
The Blackhawks came up short Monday against the Kings, falling 5-2.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jake Muzzin, Dustin Brown, Marian Gaborik, Drew Doughty, and Tanner Pearson in the victory. Muzzin opened the scoring at 9:00 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 22 of 24 Chicago shots in the victory.
Chicago got goals from Bryan Bickell, and Brandon Saad in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Chicago got a 16-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
Los Angeles scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 24-21.