Pearson's OT goal helps Kings beat Sharks 2-1 in Game 3
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Pearson scored 3:47 into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings bounced back from a pair of series-opening losses at home to beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in Game 3 in the first round Monday night.
Anze Kopitar added a power-play goal, Jonathan Quick made 29 saves and Los Angeles killed two third-period penalties to cut San Jose's lead in the series to 2-1.
Game 4 is Wednesday night in San Jose.
Joe Thornton scored 30 seconds into the game for the Sharks, but San Jose couldn't get anything else by Quick as their regular season pattern of road dominance and home struggles extended to the playoffs. Martin Jones made 22 saves.