NHL: Los Angeles Kings 2, Tampa Bay 1 (SO)

Nov. 15, 2009 at 2:22 AM

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A shootout goal by Anze Kopitar nailed down a 2-1 win for the Los Angeles Kings over the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday.

Kopitar was the only skater to score in the shootout and also assisted on the third-period power-play goal by Drew Doughty.

Jonathan Quick stopped 28 of 29 shots in the contest. Tampa Bay's Antero Niittymaki had 29 saves on 30 shots.

Doughty's goal at 7:20 of the third period was the game's first goal. The Lightning responded with 8:21 left in regulation with a goal by Ryan Malone that tied the score 1-1 and forced the overtime.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Seattle Seahawks hold off Detroit Lions for controversial win
Oakland Athletics promote Billy Beane, name David Forst GM
Apology saves Rory McIlroy $20K
Falcons hope to get injured RB Coleman back this week