San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said Saturday morning it would be a game-time decision whether rookie Justin Braun or veteran Kent Huskins would fill in for injured defenseman Ian White in Game 2 against the Los Angeles Kings.
Kings coach Terry Murray accepted Jarret Stoll's one-game suspension but was heated that the Sharks' Jason Demers wasn't suspended for his hit on Ryan Smyth.
J.P. Dumont, Jason Arnott, Marcel Goc and Jerred Smithson scored, and Pekka Rinne made 20 saves in the Nashville Predators' 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Anze Kopitar and Alexander Frolov each scored twice and Jarret Stoll had a goal and an assist, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 6-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night.
Kyle Quincey and Patrick O'Sullivan scored 5:28 apart in the first period, Jason LaBarbera stopped 15 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat the listless St. Louis Blues 4-0 Friday night.
Patrick O'Sullivan, Jarret Stoll and Tom Preissing scored on the power play, and the Kings rallied from a sluggish start to beat the Ducks 6-3 Tuesday night for their first victory of the season.
Kings 4, Avalanche 3, SO
Patrick O'Sullivan had his first two-goal game in the NHL, Jason LaBarbera made 34 saves and the Kings beat the Oilers 4-1 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.