The Kings go 3-2-0 in Block 2 at home.
GAME STORY – TOR @ LAK
In a hard fought contest, Toronto topped Los Angeles by a final score
of 3 to 1. CASEY DeSMITH was outstanding in goal. He gave up just a
lone goal while facing 28 shots. The goals were scored by BRENDAN GALLAGHER,
JAMES van RIEMSDYK and EVANDER KANE for Toronto and ALEX OVECHKIN for
GAME STORY – BUF @ LAK
In a strong showing away from home, Buffalo easily handled Los Angeles
by the final tally of 6 to 1. Buffalo finished strong with 4 goals in
the third period. RYAN DZINGEL had two goals for Buffalo. PHILIPP GRUBAUER
was outstanding in goal. He made just one mistake while facing 32 shots.
Others who scored were DAVID PASTRNAK, TRAVIS KONECNY, MICHAEL FROLIK
and TOREY KRUG for Buffalo and DUSTIN BYFUGLIEN for Los Angeles.
GAME STORY – BOS @ LAK
In front of a cheering crowd Los Angeles pounded the Bruisers by a final
score of 7 to 2. Los Angeles took advantage of their opportunities with
4 power play goals. Los Angeles got going early, scoring 4 times in the
first period. JONATHAN TOEWS scored once and contributed two assists
for Los Angeles. And PATRICK KANE had a goal and passed for two assists.
Other goal scorers were JAMIE BENN and MATS ZUCCARELLO for Boston and
ALEX OVECHKIN, MIKA ZIBANEJAD, PATRICK MARLEAU, DUSTIN BYFUGLIEN and ANDREW
MacDONALD for Los Angeles.
GAME STORY – MIN @ LAK
In a hard fought contest, Los Angeles won over Minnesota by the final
tally of 5 to 3. Los Angeles poured on the pressure outshooting Minnesota
41 to 23. Los Angeles got going early, scoring 4 times in the first period.
Goals were registered by HENRIK ZETTERBERG, MARK STONE and YANNI GOURDE
for Minnesota and ALEX OVECHKIN, JONATHAN TOEWS, PATRICK KANE, PATRICK
MARLEAU and ALEX TUCH for Los Angeles.
GAME STORY – STL @ LAK
On their home ice Los Angeles had no difficulty defeating St. Louis by
a score of 6 to 3. Los Angeles got going early, scoring 3 times in the
first period. ALEX OVECHKIN scored twice and contributed one assist
for Los Angeles. And PATRICK KANE found the net twice on 6 shots and
passed for one assist. Others registering goals were RICK NASH, MATTHEW
TKACHUK and ALEX PIETRANGELO for St. Louis and CRAIG SMITH and DANTON
HEINEN for Los Angeles.