Ted Purcell scored the only goal of the shootout, in the third round, and the Kings beat the Avalanche 4-3. Jonathan Quick stopped all three attempts in the shootout, while Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown failed before Purcell got the winner.
Kings move to 3-0 in the preseason.
The Kings outshot the Avs 41-19 and took only one minor penalty after the first period.
Erik Ersberg stopped 9 of 11 shots and Jonathan Quick stopped 7 of 8.
Jack Johnson played a game-high 29 minutes, 6 seconds.
Drew Doughty was plus-2. Tom Preissing and Davis Drewiske were minus-2.
As for potential injuries, Brian Boyle did not take a shift in the third period or overtime. No reason was given, so we’ll see what happened there.
Next game is Saturday against Colorado in Las Vegas…