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Sharks score twice early and hang on for 2-1 win over Kings to tie series at 2 games

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    San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 4 of their second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns, left, scores past Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, during the first period in Game 4 of their second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns, right, celebrates his goal with teammates Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) and Justin Braun (61) against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 4 of their second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Kings' Drew Doughty (8) clears out a shot on goal next to goalie Jonathan Quick, center, and San Jose Sharks' T.J. Galiardi, left,during the first period in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, of Finland, stops a shot attempt from Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli (73) during the second period in Game 4 of their second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1 victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Logan Couture followed up his overtime game-winner in Game 3 with his fifth power-play goal of the playoffs to add to the lead and Antti Niemi made 22 saves as the Sharks matched the Kings' two home wins to open the series with two of their own.

Mike Richards scored a power-play goal and Jonathan Quick made 21 saves for the Kings, who have lost 10 of 11 road games dating to the end of the regular season.

Game 5 is Thursday night in Los Angeles when the Sharks will look to end a streak of four straight wins by the home team in this series.