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…

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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.

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