Kings at Ducks pregame primer – will it be number 1 or 500?

Tonight is the third game of the six-game series between the Kings and Ducks.

Since they met up for a pair of games last month, Anaheim fired their former coach (Randy Carlyle) and replaced him with Bruce Boudreau – who had previously coached the Washington Capitals.

A few years prior, Boudreau worked for the Kings and coached their minor league affiliate in Manchester. His final season there, he had a team featuring Dustin Brown, George Parros and Mike Cammalleri. They won 51 games during the regular season and lost in the first round of the playoffs for the fourth straight year. That was the end of Boureau in Manch.

While in Washington, Boudreau faced the Kings four times and lost every one of them.

He’s also yet to win behind the bench in Anaheim, dropping his first two games.

So, tonight he’ll be seeking his first win with the Ducks and his first win vs. the Kings.

On the other bench, LA coach Terry Murray is looking for his 500th win as an NHL coach.

Other Kings-Ducks articles to get you in the mood and information on tonight’s contest:

- Jarret Stoll is looking for more than one or two goals (link)

- Bobby Ryan on his friendship with LA players and the infamous Drew Doughty hit

- Mike Richards on Corey Perry and not doing stupid things

- Kings vs Ducks: the first time it mattered this much

- Kings prospect Ray Kaunisto calls Ducks fan ‘a lost cause’

- Stories from Manchester: Parros scares his teammate sleeping on the couch

- Fox Sports West feature on players who have worn both jerseys

Final comments…

Please note that all shirts in the MayorsManor store are on sale for 50% OFF until midnight tonight. The offer code is given down below.

As usual, we will be running our first goal contest tonight too. If you’d like a chance at winning a free t-shirt from Glass Bangers, simply leave a comment with the name of the Kings player you think will score the first goal for LA tonight. It’s easy to enter, you can even use your facebook profile to submit your guess below.

Game time is 7pm.

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

order here –> MayorsManor Store
View the store to see full line of shirts for men and women, dozen of styles and colors

Recent Articles

Zykov Valentin Kings

Rookie Game 2: Zykov Shines Kings put away Coyotes

A band of the Kings top prospects bounced back with a 3-1 win over the Coyotes rookies in their second meeting in two days at Gila River Arena on Wednesday after losing the previous meeting 4-1. The Kings came out hard and outmuscled the Coyotes to take control of the game and never really let [...]

Phoenix Coyotes icon

LIVE STREAM: Rookie Game 2, Kings at Coyotes

Game two of the Kings vs Coyotes Rookie Series, watch it live courtesy of Arizona’s video stream: You can read a recap of Game 1 here.

McKeown Roland

Rookie Game Recap: Baby Kings fall to Coyotes Prospects

A lackluster Los Angeles Kings rookie team showed up at Gila River Arena Tuesday, as they were easily swept aside by the Arizona Coyotes rookies. After a fairly even first period, the Coyotes took over the game and the night ended with a 4-1 defeat for the Kings. Coyotes took an early lead when Henrik [...]

Major News Items

Manchester Monarchs MayorsManor Kings by Blake Gumprecht

MAJOR NEWS: Kings Preparing To Move Top Prospects To SoCal

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please remember to include a link to www.MayorsManor.com Follow @mayorNHL In a story that MayorsManor has been chasing for the … [Read More...]

More Prospect News