Kings vs. Sharks Game 3 update: Tyler Toffoli ties it up

Jeff Gross

The Kings rookie evened the score at 1-1 in the first period.

If you knew the Sharks would score in the first two minutes of a Game 3 at home, you'd probably expect them to be leading after one period.

You'd be wrong. A late gaffe by Brad Stuart ended with the Kings tying the score at 1-1, and the two teams will try and break past the other in the second.

The Kings got into some penalty trouble early on. Jake Muzzin went off for a delay of game penalty (the dreaded puck over the glass call) at 1:10 in the first. A faceoff win and a shot from Dan Boyle later, and the Kings were trailing by a goal.

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Los Angeles got a chance to even the score when Brad Stuart's outlet pass got picked off by rookie Tyler Toffoli, who deftly deposited the puck into the net.

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It was the kind of mistake the Sharks can't afford if they want to avoid going down 3-0 in this series.

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