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Staples stunner: Brown, Lewis score PP goals in final minutes, LA Kings shock Sharks 4-3

  • Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, left, sends the puck away from San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, left, sends the puck away from San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Kings center Colin Fraser, right, checks San Jose Sharks center Tommy Wingels during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Kings center Colin Fraser, right, checks San Jose Sharks center Tommy Wingels during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

Captain Dustin Brown tied it with 1:43 left and Trevor Lewis scored the tiebreaking power-play goal 22 seconds later, propelling the Los Angeles Kings to a stunning 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night and a 2-0 series lead.

Brown scored during a 5-on-3 advantage and Lewis provided the winner on a loose puck with 1:21 left, sending Staples Center into shocked celebration. The defending Stanley Cup champions won their 12th straight home game since March and their sixth straight postseason game.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored his first career playoff goal with 11:04 to play for the Sharks, who were doomed by two late penalties after rallying from an early two-goal deficit.

Jonathan Quick made 28 saves for the Kings, and Antti Niemi stopped 27 shots for the Sharks.

Game 3 is Saturday night at the Shark Tank.