Kings 3 Blue Jackets 2
Two third period goals by Nikolai Zherdev were not enough to overcome Los Angeles. Zherdev played an inspired game, scoring twice and firing 7 shots on goal. Sean Avery scored tow goals to give the Kings a 2-0 second period lead. Despite tying the game in the third period, Los Angeles scored a power play goal (when Foote sat in the box due to an interference penalty) to gain the win. A tough road loss given they fought hard to tie the game.