Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks Game 6: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

Tyler DonohueNational Recruiting AnalystMay 26, 2013

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 26:  Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings collides with Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks during Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 26, 2013 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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San Jose prevailed on home ice Sunday evening to extend a thrilling series against Los Angeles. The Kings and Sharks are heading to Game 7 after San Jose claimed a 2-1 victory in Game 6 at HP Pavilion, where the squad is now 5-0 during the playoffs.

Joe Thornton put San Jose on the board first when he scored on one of three first-period power-play opportunities. T.J. Galiardi also notched a goal for the Sharks.

Antti Niemi, a Vezina Trophy finalist, out-dueled fellow standout goaltender Jonathan Quick. Home teams are now 6-0 in this series, which heads back to Los Angeles for a do-or-die series finale.

Final: San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1