Kings 4, Sharks 3 (final)
The Los Angeles Kings have taken a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series against the San Jose Sharks by scoring twice in a 22-second span in the final minutes of Game 2 on Thursday night at Staples Center.
The Sharks can blame themselves for getting penalized twice in the late stages of the third period, giving the Kings a 5-on-3 advantage that they eventually converted. Dustin Brown scored the equalizier on a rebound and Trevor Lewis put home a loose puck when the Kings still had a man advantage.
San Jose defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic, whose delay of game penalty led to the Kings two-man advantage, scored his...