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The Kings scored 3 points in the second round, beating the Sharks 4-2

SAN JOS, California. (AP) – Andreas Athanasius, Alex Iafalon և Dustin Brown scored in the second half, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Saturday night.

Scored Eff Carter also scored and Jon Onathan Cook made 26 saves as the Kings beat the Sharks for the second time in eight games this season.

“We all have so many chances,” Atanasyun said. “It’s a bit crazy how many chances we had, we missed empty nets. That’s just the way it is sometimes. “These bounces went our way tonight.”

Dylan Gambler և Timo Mayer scored against the Sharks, who are now four points behind St. Louis in the fourth and final place of the West Division playoffs. Arizona is three points ahead of the Sharks for fifth place.

Martin Owens ounce has played 19-5-3 against Los Angeles during his career, including 6 this season. 1, but in two shots he scored four goals in 19 shots. Josef Korenar stopped all seven shots he encountered in his third NHL debut.

Atanas և Iafalo scored 1-1 in the second half after the first round, 55 seconds behind, and then Brown beat ones ounces for a power play with 7.8 seconds left to give the Kings a 4-1 lead.

Ones ounce’s strong play was the driving force behind San Jose’s recent push, pushing the team to the playoffs. But on Tuesday, for the seventh time in a row, Jones showed a bit of fatigue, and his teammates’ defensive shortcomings did not help.

“I think we just had a problem,” said Shark defender Mario Ferraro. “We were not disciplined enough to play in enough detail. You allow that slip, you give enough opportunities: (they are going to) put it in the back of the net. ”

Carter scored his eighth goal in the first 11. 43 in Los Angeles 1: Gaining an advantage of 0 points. But five minutes later the Sharks equalized the score at Gambrel Gate.


The Sharks sold reserve goalkeeper Devan Dubnik to Colorado on Saturday in exchange for defender Greg Paterini for the fifth round of this year’s tournament. It opened the door for Corenar to be called.

Dubnyak, 34, had been rumored to be a commercial candidate, giving Avalanche a reserve goalkeeper with seasonal experience.


The Kings, who lost nine to seven on Saturday, currently have six points in the playoffs, with 16 games left. Athanasius said that they have not given up yet.

“It’s a great time to warm up,” he said. “You never know how the structure will be this year, every team plays so much against each other. Hot time to warm up. We have to roll. “


Kings. Host the first of two return games with the Golden Knights of Vegas on Monday.

Sharks. Host the Anaheim Duck on Monday, starting 16 games in 27 days to end the regular season.


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