Final

Series (Game 6 of 8)

San Jose leads 6-2

Game 1: Friday, October 28th
Sharks5Final
Kings4
Game 2: Monday, December 26th
Sharks3Final
Kings4
Game 3: Saturday, January 7th
Kings2Final
Sharks3
Game 4: Saturday, January 21st
Sharks4Final
OT
Kings3
Game 5: Tuesday, January 24th
Kings1Final
Sharks4
Game 6: Monday, March 13th
Kings3Final
Sharks4
Game 7: Thursday, April 6th
Sharks5Final
Kings0
Game 8: Monday, April 17th
Kings4Final
Sharks0

Kings 3

(36-25-5, 77 pts)

Sharks 4

(31-23-9, 71 pts)

10:30 PM ET, March 13, 2006

SAP Center, San Jose, California

1 2 3 T
LA 0 1 23
SJ 0 1 34

J. Cheechoo (Sharks - RW): Goals: 3, Assists: 0

J. Thornton (Sharks - C): Goals: 0, Assists: 3

M. Cammalleri (Kings - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

Los Angeles (36-24-5) at San Jose (30-23-9) 10:30 pm EST

Los Angeles (36-24-5) at San Jose (30-23-9) 10:30 pm EST

SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) -- In their quest to reach the playoffs, the Los Angeles Kings are doing their best to prevail in close contests.

The Kings look for their seventh victory in eight games Monday when they meet the San Jose Sharks for the sixth time this season.

Los Angeles has won each of its last six victories by one goal, including a pair after regulation, and is in sixth place in the Western Conference, two points in back of Calgary and one in front of Vancouver for seventh.

Mark Parrish scored a goal in his second game with the Kings and Luc Robitaille added the clincher in the shootout to give Los Angeles a 2-1 triumph over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

The Sharks have won back-to-back home games after dropping three straight on the road. Making a final push toward the postseason, San Jose is tied with Minnesota for 10th in the West, five points in back of eighth-place Edmonton.

Jonathan Cheechoo scored his 37th goal and Christian Ehrhoff added the game-winner in overtime Saturday to lead San Jose to its fifth straight home victory, a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators.

The Kings have lost their last eight games at San Jose and have dropped four of the five encounters this season. Patrick Marleau had two goals and an assist for the Sharks in a 4-1 triumph January 24.

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