nhl Game Recap
Kings Fall 5-4 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday in NHL action at PPG Paints Arena.
Pittsburgh was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Bryan Rust(2), Teddy Blueger, and Jack Johnson in the victory. Rust opened the scoring at 3:31 of the second period.
Tristan Jarry stopped 38 of 42 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Los Angeles got goals from Austin Wagner, Michael Amadio, Kyle Clifford, and Tyler Toffoli in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Los Angeles got a 23-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-4, while the Kings were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 42-27.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Detroit.