San Jose solved Jonathan Quick but couldn't prevent an epic Kings comeback. Los Angeles scored a pair of power play goals in a 22-second span to take a 4-3 lead with 81 seconds remaining in regulation, an advantage that held up to the final horn.
Trevor Lewis scored the game-winner to stun San Jose and hand Los Angeles a 2-0 series advantage. Quick stopped the first 16 shots of the game before surrendering a trio of goals that cost the Kings an early 2-0 lead.
A demoralized Sharks squad heads home for Game 3. Los Angeles is now 21-2 when holding a lead in playoff games during the past two postseasons.
Final: Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3