The battle between the Kings and Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Jersey was handed a 6-1 defeat on Monday at STAPLES Center.
The Kings were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 4.5.
Los Angeles got goals from Jeff Carter (2), Trevor Lewis (2), Matt Greene, and Dustin Brown in the victory. Brown opened the scoring at 11:03 of the first period.
Jonathan Quick turned in a 17-save effort for the Kings.
New Jersey got a goal from Adam Henrique in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Martin Brodeur stopped 19 of 24 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Los Angeles scored 3 times on 9 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot New Jersey 25-18 in the game.