The defending Stanley Cup champion Kings won 2-1 last night in a decisive seventh game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jonathan Quick had 26 saves for the home team.
“He made some awesome saves to preserve the lead,” Williams said in a televised interview. “We got big goals when we needed them.”
Williams got the opening goal on a power play four minutes, 11 seconds into the second period and added a second goal three minutes later.
The Sharks got a goal back through Dan Boyle 5:26 into the third period.
“We made one more mistake than they did,” Sharks coach Todd McLellan told reporters, “and we couldn’t get one more puck past Quick.”
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