nhl Game Recap
Los Angeles Skates Past Colorado 4-2 - Recap
Los Angeles skated to a 4-2 victory over Colorado on Thursday in NHL action at Staples Center.
Bettors who backed the Kings were rewarded as +198 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Drew Doughty, Gabriel Vilardi, Blake Lizotte, and Adrian Kempe in the victory. Doughty opened the scoring at 3:35 of the second period.
Jonathan Quick stopped 24 of 26 Colorado shots in the victory.
Mikko Rantanen, and Nathan MacKinnon scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Hunter Miska stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Los Angeles scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Colorado 27-26 in the game.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Anaheim.