In the two games played so far this season the Kings have notched three goals total – all from players who don’t normally register too high up on the scoring charts. For example, their totals from last year show just eight goals…combined.
Guess which Kings player will light the lamp first and you could win a great prize.
For anybody new to the scene here, this contest is simple. Place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first in tonight’s game vs. the Oilers (one entry per person). We’ll take all of the correct entries and pool them together. From that group, one random winner will get a prize.
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Now, to help you with your selection today, these are the expected line combinations coach Darryl Sutter will likely start the game with…
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Kyle Clifford – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis
LW4* – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan
NOTE: the fourth line left wing will either be Simon Gagne or Brad Richardson
If you like defenseman, they’ll be paired up like this…
Rob Scuderi – Drew Doughty
Alec Martinez – Slava Voynov
Davis Drewiske – Jake Muzzin
Healthy Scratches: Andrew Bodnarchuk, Dustin Penner and the LW who doesn’t play on the fourth line
If you’re into the numbers, the following stats may come in handy…
– Brown has 12 goals in 28 career games vs Edmonton
– Kopitar has 7 goals in 22 games
– Stoll has 4 goals in 13 games
– Williams has 2 goals in 17 games
– Richards has just 1 goal in 9 games
If you’re looking for a further edge, you may want to read this article about the changes the coaching staff recently made to the power play units.
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