Edm 0 1 0 0 0 1
LA 0 1 0 0 1 2
Date of game: 10/27/2013

Recap: Los Angeles vs. Edmonton

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Anze Kopitar scored the game-winner in the shootout in the Los Angeles Kings' 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.

Mike Richards got the shootout started after beating Edmonton goaltender Richard Bachman with a wrister over his left shoulder.

Jordan Eberle answered by sneaking one between LA's Jonathan Quick's glove on the post before the next two shooters were turned away.

Kopitar then skated in slowly and blasted one over Bachman's pad and under his blocker for the game-winner.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkin's ensuing attempt was wide left.

Richards also had a regulation goal for the Kings, who improved to 4-0 in shootouts this season. Quick finished with 17 saves in the win.

Bachman made 47 saves for the Oilers.

"Their goalie had a hell of a game, with almost 50 shots for them, 50 is a lot of shots. I think we had a lot of traffic," Kings head coach Darryl Sutter said.

Edmonton got on the board first on Nail Yakupov's power-play marker 4:12 into the second period. Belov's shot bounced off Quick's pad, but Yakupov was there to stuff home the rebound.

Richards tied the game with just over three minutes remaining in the second. After controlling a rebound around the net, Richards spun to his left before lifting one past Bachman to make it 1-1.

"I liked the way we stayed in the fight. We were under siege, especially in the third. I dont think the guys had a lot left in the tank, but Bachman was excellent," Edmonton head coach Dallas Eakins said.

Game Notes

The Kings took a season-high 48 shots ... Jeff Carter notched his fourth assist of the season ... LA was 0-for-5 on the power play, but killed off 3- of-4 Edmonton power plays ... The Kings have won four of their last five games ... LA will visit the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday ... The Oilers, who have dropped three straight, will host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday.

Cal Poly schedule is an eye-opener

When Cal Poly announced its 2015 football schedule last summer, the Mustangs probably thought Idaho State might provide a breather in the first half of the season.

NASCAR News
Gordon joining Fox as full-time NASCAR analyst in 2016

Jeff Gordon will join Fox Sports in 2016 to serve as a race analyst full-time for the television network's coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as he will team with play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip in the booth.

Bills' Dareus suspended for opener

Buffalo Bills All-Pro defensive lineman Marcell Dareus has been suspended by the NFL for Week 1 of the 2015 season due to a prior arrest for drug possession.

Top Shelf: Babcock takes on biggest challenge yet

Although many folks experienced sticker shock when Mike Babcock's contract details leaked Wednesday afternoon, it's hardly surprising the coach ended up choosing the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.