MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 6 – Predators at Kings

MayorsManor readers have been picking Jeff Carter by the dozens in recent contests and that does seem like a smart pick – he’s scored in three straight games and buried a snipe in the shootout vs. Vancouver on Monday night.  He’s played Nashville 11 times in his NHL career, recording seven goals and 14 points.  Can he keep things moving tonight?

Anze Kopitar, the Kings’ leading points producer five years running, has 18 points (seven goals, 11 assists) in 23 career games vs. the Predators.

Of course, there are plenty of other players on the Kings to choose from in tonight’s First Goal Contest.

First, for anybody new to the scene here, this contest is easy to enter – simply place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Predators tonight (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.

Today you’re playing for a prize pack from Hockey Soda Energy.  It will include a t-shirt, hockey puck and 4-pack of Hockey Energy Soda (must be 16 years of age or older).  If you’re not familiar with Hockey Energy, they offer several different products, all designed to improve protein metabolism, reduces fatigue and appetite – plus sharpen perception. So, after you enter the MayorsManor First Goal Contest, be sure to head over to their site and check out all the good stuff they offer.

Now, to help you with your selection/entry/guess, these are the expected line combinations LA coach Darryl Sutter will be starting the game with…

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Kyle Clifford – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Simon Gagne – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Dwight King – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan

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 Brad Richardson

For a look back at some Kings and Preds talk from late last season, click here to listen to the MayorsManor Live radio show with special guest Stu Grimson – a former King and now broadcaster with Nashville.

Good luck in the contest!

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  1. chitchattj says:


  2. Matthew Nelson says:


  3. King with the first goal!

  4. Kopitar

  5. Anthony Mendeola says:


  6. Eric Cordova says:


  7. GAGNE

  8. KingsFan on EastCoastTime says:


  9. Clifford

  10. Brittney Stevens says:


  11. Caleb Sandowich says:


  12. Nolan, GKG!!

  13. HorribleHank says:

    Dustin Brown!

  14. Lewis

  15. Brian Vincent says:

    Richards! GoKingsGo!!

  16. Mike Richards

  17. Dwight King

  18. Eva Marie Alonzo says:


  19. Aide Gaytan says:


  20. Richards.

  21. Gagne

  22. Matthew Motush says:

    Simon Gagne!

  23. Tom Green says:


  24. carter

  25. carey levy says:


  26. Williams

  27. Lets go with one I’ve never picked.. Clifford!

  28. carey levy says:


  29. Brown

  30. nolan

  31. Brian Townson says:


  32. Brown – get’s the first goal and HIS first goal tonight.

  33. Doughty

  34. Jorge Silva says:


  35. Brown

  36. Nolan

  37. fraser

  38. Brownie

  39. Mr. Justin Williams buries one tonight.

  40. Kopitime! Anze will get a ppg tonight

  41. D Brown!

  42. Williams!

    Go Kings!

  43. Dustin Brown

  44. Brownie

  45. Doughty

  46. Williams

  47. I am going with… Clifford! The guy is on a hot streak… Maybe he will get the first one tonight haha.

  48. Voynov!

  49. DREWWWWW!!

  50. Stoll

    Go KINGS GO!!

  51. typicaljs says:


  52. Kopitar

  53. Kyle Clifford


  55. Lewis

  56. Ricky Ro….er, I mean Drew Doughty

  57. Kristoffer Ganga says:


  58. Muzzin

  59. Art Guerrero says:


  60. Kopi

  61. Rachel Renga says:


  62. Williams

  63. Tim cannon says:

    Doughty for first goal

  64. Scuderi

  65. Kopitar

  66. Greg Carson says:

    CLUNER? Oops forgot he’s not with the Kings organization any more.

    So, can I guess Mike Richards…that would be first goal and first fight with former Monarch Rich Clune?

  67. Anthony Flores says:


  68. Brent Kahn says:


  69. Kopi

  70. Brown

  71. Kopitar

  72. Richards!

  73. mike sofka says:


  74. Martinez….Go Kings Go!!!

  75. mikefromearth says:

    I’ll go Brown, for sentimental purposes.

  76. Mike Richards

  77. PorscheNoir says:


  78. Lewis

  79. Yuri Motruk says:

    It’s gona be Doughty, end to end goal, or maybe a shot from the blue line… but he gets 1st goal tonight.

  80. Mr. Rednex Rebellion himself. Michael Richards

  81. williams

  82. King

  83. Richards

  84. Gagne #12

  85. Voynov

  86. doughty

  87. kopitar

  88. williams

  89. richards

  90. fraser

  91. ken bloom says:

    Martinez GO KINGS GO

  92. Brown, finally.

  93. Tonight’s the night I finally nail this; Anze Kopitar

  94. Lewis

  95. Kopitar

  96. Carter

  97. Brown

  98. Quinn McCauley says:


  99. Brown

  100. NOLAN

  101. Stoll

  102. Jen Dorkin says:


  103. Kyle Clifford

  104. Justin Breen says:


  105. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Alec Martinez

  106. DOUGHTY!!!!

  107. Brown.
    It has to happen sometime.

  108. Trevor Lewis!!!

  109. Brown

  110. Williams…

  111. Dwight King

  112. Justin smith says:

    Dustin brown

  113. Williams

  114. martinez

  115. williams

  116. Clifford

  117. James Angeles says:

    #11 Anze Kopitar!

  118. S CORDOVA says:


  119. Williams

  120. John Hoven says:

    Thanks to all who played. The winner is noted in the comments above. If it wasn’t you, please try again on Saturday night vs. Anaheim.