National Sports News
Quick leads LA Kings' latest defensive gem in 3-1 win over Anaheim, taking 2-0 series lead
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 12:52 AM EDT
Jonathan Quick made 36 saves, Marian Gaborik scored his third goal in two games, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round series.
Dwight King added an empty-net goal for Los Angeles, which has won six straight postseason games and is halfway to its third straight trip to the Western Conference finals.
Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and Jonas Hiller stopped 14 shots for the Ducks, who couldn't crack the Kings' NHL-best defense despite controlling play for long stretches.
Game 3 is Thursday at Staples Center.