VIDEO: Game one highlights, Kings def Canucks 4-2

The LA Kings defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 tonight in Canada. Here are game highlights courtesy of the CBC broadcast…

For some additional coverage, here are Bob Miller and Jim Fox with the call on Dustin Penner’s game winning goal…

A few post-game notes…

– Mike Richards tied his career post-season high with three points (1 goal, 2 assists) and Jeff Carter tied his post-season high with two assists

– Shot totals: Dustin Brown 8, Justin Williams 7, Drew Doughty 6

– Faceoff stats: Richards 9-of-21 for 43%, Anze Kopitar 11/22 50%, Jarret Stoll 7/18 39%

– Three stars of the game: #1 Richards, #2 Roberto Luongo, #3 Brown

– Video of the Byron Bitz hit on Kyle Clifford (link)

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Comments

  1. Doughty99 says:

    At 4:30 of the first clip, Mr. #HNIC announcer says, ‘and the Kings steal one in Vancouver.” He should probably elaborate on “steal”. If he thinks “steal” is a synonym for “dominate”, I can see from where he’s coming.

    Great W tonight. Big Game Friday.