Jones makes 26 saves, Kraken shut down Kings for first win

LOS ANGELESBrandon Tanev and Alex Wennberg scored in the second one duration for the Seattle Kraken in a 4-1 win towards the Los Angeles Kings at Arena on Thursday.

Jaden Schwartz had a power-play purpose for the Kraken (1-0-1), who have been taking part in the second one recreation of a again to again following a 5-4 time beyond regulation loss on the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday. Martin Jones made 26 saves.

“In six periods of hockey, we played 5 1/2 good periods,” Schwartz mentioned. “There are a lot of good things to build on.”

Alex Iafallo scored at the persistent play and Jonathan Quick allowed 3 targets on 21 photographs for the Kings (0-2-0).

“We have some work to do,” Los Angeles middle Phillip Danault mentioned. “We’re not playing a full 60 minutes. We’re kind of sloppy with a couple passes, and little details we haven’t capitalized as well. I mean, it’s not that we’re not trying. We tried really hard today, but it wasn’t enough.”

Tanev took the puck out of the nook and beat Quick with a shot on the close to publish into the highest netting to position Seattle in entrance 2-1 at 6:08 of the second one duration.

Video: SEA@LAK: Tanev chips go-ahead purpose upstairs

Wennberg made it 3-1 at 13:08, scoring between Quick’s legs from the brink of the crease.  

“They play a difficult system and a trap that’s tough to break. But I think when the simplicity of the game of getting pucks in, forechecking and being physical makes it easier,” Tanev mentioned. “I think when you’re out there with guys that understand the way we need to play it makes the game easier, and you just read off each other and communicate try to make things easy.”

Adam Larsson scored short-handed into an empty web at 18:59 of the 3rd duration for the 4-1 ultimate.

Schwartz backhanded within the rebound of a shot by way of Jordan Eberle to position the Kraken forward 1-0 at 5:21 of the first duration. Seattle was once 1-for-6 at the persistent play after scoring on 3 of 5 possibilities towards Anaheim.   

“You have to work for your chances. Special teams gave us a lot of momentum,” Schwartz mentioned. 

Los Angeles dedicated two consequences within the opening 3:53 of the sport, the first for too many males at the ice and the opposite when Blake Lizotte tripped Jared McCann within the offensive zone. It avoided the Kings from setting up any rhythm and persevered a development from the season-opening 4-3 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights after they gave up 5 persistent performs.  

“Game management,” Los Angeles trainer Todd McLellan mentioned. “Three O-zone penalties tonight, game management. It’s something we’ve been harping and harping on, and those are essentially impossible situations to practice so they’ve got to take care of it.”

(*26*)Video: SEA@LAK: Schwartz backhands PPG to open scoring

Iafallo tied it 1-1 at 7:43, scoring 4 seconds into an influence play. He intercepted a go in the back of the web and scored on a wraparound that went between Jones’ legs.  

The Kings went 1-for-5 at the persistent play. 

The Kraken had a purpose waved off for a top stick at 19:53 of the first after Matty Beniers tipped in Justin Schultz‘s go from the blue line. The on-ice name was once showed following a video evaluation.  

Kings defenseman Brandt Clarke, the No. 8 pick out within the 2021 NHL Draft, made his NHL debut. He had one shot on purpose in 15:17 of ice time. 

“We dressed six defensemen tonight. I know he wasn’t six, pretty sure he wasn’t five and I don’t believe he was four either. So, that’s what I thought of him. I thought he had a real good night,” McLellan mentioned. 

NOTES: Schwartz has seven issues (two targets, six assists) in his previous six video games towards the Kings. … Seattle forwards Andre Burakovsky and Oliver Bjorkstrand every had an lend a hand. They every have two issues (one purpose, one lend a hand) of their first two video games. … Seattle ahead Shane Wright was once scratched after the No. 4 pick out within the 2022 NHL Draft made his NHL debut Wednesday. … Beniers had an lend a hand, giving him no less than one level in 11 of his first 12 NHL video games. He is the 3rd teen, becoming a member of Joe Sakic and Jonathan Toews, and 6th participant in NHL historical past to take action (Sakic, Dmitri Kvartalnov, Toews, Rob Gaudreau, Teemu Selanne).

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