Kings vs Red Wings first goal contest on new website

Once again, the Kings will face a banged up Detroit team tonight - they’re still playing without Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk, Todd Bertuzzi and a few others.  However, Jimmy Howard is expected to make his return in goal for the Red Wings.

Still, as noted by Matt Greene prior to last week’s game at Joe Louis Arena, it’s never easy getting points againt that team. And the Kings are in desparate need of two points.

As announced earlier today on MayorsManor.com, we’ll be running our First Goal contest again tonight, only with a slightly different twist.

If you’d like to enter, simply leave a comment below with the LA player you think will score first vs. the Red Wings.

All correct answers will be pooled together and one random winner will be awarded a free pair of tickets to an upcoming Kings home game.

To help you with your selection, here a few stats that may come in handy…

- Dustin Brown has 5 goals vs Detroit in 27 career games
- Anze Kopitar has 6 goals in 22 games
- Justin Williams has 3 goals in 15 games
- Mike Richards has 2 goals in 7 games
- Jeff Carter has 1 goal in 5 games
- Jarret Stoll has 4 goals in 29 games
- Drew Doughty has 0 goals in 14 games

Of course, feel free to take Colin Fraser, Dwight King, Wilie Mitchell or any of the other Kings players. Just stay clear of Kevin Westgarth, Brad Richardson and Davis Drewiske because they’re expected to be healthy scratches from tonight’s game.

If you’re really daring, take Jonathan Quick, he’ll be in net.

Good luck!

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Comments

  1. kopitar for the first goal

  2. Bill Norris says:

    I’ll take Kopitar #LAKings #MayorsManor (sorry, old habits and all)

  3. Ruben Sanchez says:

    Kopitar!

  4. Miguel Hopper says:

    frazer

  5. Rod Rounke says:

    Clifford

  6. Carter with the first!!!

  7. Brittany Crawford says:

    Gotta go with Mike Richards. It’s time.

  8. Nice new digs! I’m going with Jeff Carter for the 1st goal.

  9. Carter with first goal

  10. Doughty. He’s way overdue.

  11. First goal = Justin Williams

  12. Miguel Rodriguez says:

    Mike Richards for first goal

  13. Dustin Brown

  14. Michael Richards

  15. Brownie in the first 3 minutes!

  16. Carter!

  17. Kostamojen says:

    Dustin Brown

  18. Richards with first goal (he’s due, I mean really really really due).

  19. Carter

  20. king

  21. Penner… guh

  22. Mike Richards… the boy is due! #LAKings #MayorsManor (just covering my bases)

  23. Stoll

  24. Stoll.
    GO KINGS GO!!

  25. Voynov

  26. Doughty. Totally due.

  27. King

  28. Carter

  29. Blueline says:

    King gets the first goal

  30. Richards!!!

  31. Trevor Lewis for the first goal!

  32. PucksAndGrub says:

    I’ll go with Williams. GO KINGS GO!!

  33. Steven Castaneda says:

    Richards

  34. thegetawayplan9 says:

    I am going to go with Carter.

  35. KingsOfLA says:

    I’ll be looking for the Kings to crash the net hard, early & often on a goalie that’s been out injured… Brown should get ‘er done first!!!

  36. FIshon14 says:

    Richards first goal

  37. Pancake penner.

  38. Dustin……….. wait for it………… P e n n e r

  39. Carter.

  40. Anthony Flores says:

    Williams… Because he has the scoring touch the last couple of games..

  41. Richards

  42. Kopitar

  43. Dwight King

  44. The Ram 16 says:

    Anze Kopitar for the 1st goal tonight & EVERY REMAINING GAME!!>:)

  45. Penner!!!

  46. Nicholas says:

    Jeff Carter!

  47. Jeff Carter for first goal.

  48. Eddie Resendez says:

    Voynov

  49. Kristina says:

    Nolan

  50. Alec Martinez

  51. Justin Williams

  52. Clifford

  53. Stoll

  54. Michael Ortiz says:

    Going with Justin Williams.

  55. James Yamani says:

    Dwight King

  56. Andy aka gokings08 says:

    Kevin… err Colin Fraser. Go get em Kev!

  57. Brown

  58. Jeff Carter

  59. Brian Vincent says:

    Brown first goal Go Kings Go!

  60. Justin Williams!

  61. Kelly Ann says:

    Penner!

  62. Alec Martinez

  63. Kopitar

  64. A-mart

  65. Doughty gets the first one!!!

  66. Voynov

  67. Willie Mitchell

  68. thereal_CGB says:

    going with Willie Mitchell.

  69. D Brown!

  70. <3 KOPI <3

  71. Gotta go with Richards! He needs it.

  72. Greene! Going with the dark horse!

  73. Capsnbottles says:

    Brown first goal

  74. Jeff Carter

  75. Nolan gets it tonight, 1st period, around 8 minute mark!!!

  76. King

  77. KHenry14 says:

    Gotta be Kopi scoring first in the battle of the Slovenes…pt 2

  78. Anthony Estrada says:

    Dustin Brown with the 1st goal! Go kings go!

  79. Ryan Manning says:

    Mitchell

  80. Voynov!

  81. Jeff Carter

  82. Williams

  83. Lewis

  84. Doughty.

  85. King!

  86. Jeff Carter

  87. Clifford as always!!!

  88. Clifford!!

  89. Feeling Nolan for some reason

  90. Alec Martinez

  91. Frank Gratrix says:

    Richards

  92. Jeff Carter

  93. Dwight King

  94. Carter

  95. Justin Williams with the first goal!

  96. Jeff Carter

  97. Brown … From a sweet feed from kopitar

  98. MIKE RICHARDS

  99. MIKE RICHARDS

  100. Tatum thomas says:

    Jeff Carter

  101. Carter!

  102. Definitely Dustin Brown. Go Kings!

  103. James Angeles says:

    Kopitar!

  104. Strollsy!!!

  105. King for first goal!

  106. Richards for first goal love the new look

  107. Clifford

  108. Jen Dorkin says:

    Dustin Brown, baby! Go Kings!

  109. eric bruun says:

    Kopitar

  110. Nolan

  111. Brownie

  112. Amy Vincent says:

    stollie

  113. Nolan

  114. Carter for first goal!

  115. Alejandra says:

    Dustin Brown!!!!! GO KINGS GO

  116. Kopitar

  117. Dustin Brown

  118. Williams

  119. Thanks to all who entered. The winner was ‘Lynn’ (see above), who correctly selected Justin Williams for the Kings first goal last night. She has been notified via email. If you didn’t win, please try again on Friday – we’ll have another pair of tickets to give away!

    • Anthony Flores says:

      Has anyone ever won more than once? Our you like to pass the wealth to everyone. How do you choose the winner? Plus I thought you ask to pick a scorer and why? Because the person who won just put a name..just curious. Thanks

  120. Anthony – don’t totally understand your questions. Here’s an attempt to answer though…Yes, last season somebody won more than once. The winners are chosen at random from all correct entries. If you win, you can’t win again for 30 days. You do need to pick the person who will score the first goal for the Kings. The person who won above did properly enter the contest with the correct guess. Hope that answers all of your questions.