San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Game 5: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

Tyler Donohue@@TDsTakeNational Recruiting AnalystMay 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23:  Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates a 3-0 shutout win over the San Jose Sharks with Brad Richardson #15 to take a 3-2 series lead in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Jonathan Quick continues to steal the postseason spotlight for the second straight spring. The 2012 Conn Smythe Trophy winner blanked San Jose 3-0 Thursday night in Los Angeles, picking up his third shutout of these playoffs.

Quick stopped 24 shots, including 12 in the third period to earn his seventh career postseason shutout. Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter and Slava Voynov each scored for the Kings.

Los Angeles has won 13 straight games on home ice, claiming a 3-2 series advantage in the Western Conference semifinals.

San Jose returns home for Game 6 facing elimination. The Sharks have suffered just two regulation losses at home in 2013 and defeated the visiting KIngs in Games 3 and 4.

Final: Los Angeles 3, San Jose 0

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