MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 10 – Kings at Red Wings

Out of respect for our readers we’re posting this contest much sooner than usual because – well, we know that a game starting at 9:30am PST on a Sunday might be tough enough as it is.

The Kings were shutout in their last game on Thursday, so nothing has changed with the Kings’ key stats. Jeff Carter still leads the team with four goals and six different players remain tied tied for with five points each – including Simon Gagne, who still hasn’t scored a goal this season.

Following a trade with the Panthers on Friday for 6-foot-5 defenseman Keaton Ellerby, LA’s blueline will look slightly different in Detroit.  During practice earlier this morning, coach Darry Sutter had him skating alongside Drew Doughty.

He also put Rob Scuderi with Slava Voynov, plus Alec Martinez with Davis Drewiske.

Up front, there were a myriad of changes as well…(updated Sunday 9am PST) and these are the line combinations Sutter will be using:

Simon Gagne – Anze Kopitar – Dustin Brown

Kyle Clifford – Jeff Carter – Justin Williams

Dwight King – Mike Richards – Jordan Nolan

Brad Richardson – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

That leaves Colin Fraser, Jake Muzzin and Dustin Penner as the healthy scratches.

Now we want to know who you think will score the first goal. Guess correctly and you could win a prize.

It’s simple enough to enter too – just place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Red Wings (one entry per person). We’ll take all of the correct entries and pool them together. From that group, one random winner will be sent a t-shirt from (shown above).

They have a full selection of hats, shirts and sweatshirts. So, after you enter the MayorsManor First Goal Contest, be sure to head over to their site and check out some of the items available for hockey fans.

Good luck!

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  1. Kopitar has to be pumped that his country is playing in the 2014 Olympics. Kopi is going to score first and early in this one.

  2. Gagne

  3. Williams

  4. Carter

  5. richards

  6. Kathy Duarte says:


  7. Kopitar

  8. Media Guy says:


  9. Kopitar for the first goal. C’mon Kings, time to turn the season around.

    ps. Doughty…you’re a former Norris trophy candidate and making a ton of money…please play like it. You are our Lidstrom.

    ps.s. I’m waking up tomorrow to watch it live, you’re not a real fan if you don’t. Though I do appreciate the Mayor for doing this early.

  10. King, Dwight

  11. Gagne

  12. Williams

  13. Tim cannon says:

    Gagne for first goal

  14. Brown

  15. Kopitar

  16. Gotta be Carter

  17. Williams…

  18. Clifford

  19. typicaljs says:


  20. Martinez

  21. HalfCrowned says:

    Richards !

  22. Gagne

  23. J. Williams

  24. Caleb Sandowich says:


  25. Scott Jacobus says:


  26. Williams

  27. Jeff Carter

  28. kingsfanoneastcoasttime says:


  29. Matthew Motush says:


  30. Levon Kupchyan says:


  31. Kings Dad says:


  32. Doughty

  33. Matt Greenes Stunt Double says:


  34. Scuderi

  35. Morgan Flanders says:

    just for the hell of it im gonna say…… Ellerby!

  36. Williams


  38. Richardson

  39. Kopitar

  40. Carter

  41. Drewiske

  42. I’m gonna stick with Williams for this game!

  43. Brittney Stevens says:


  44. Justin Breen says:


  45. Nolan

  46. Kopitar

  47. Rebekah Cannon says:

    Kopitar for first goal

  48. Clifford

  49. Brian Vincent says:

    Richards! Go Kings Go!

  50. Eva Marie Alonzo says:


  51. Sarah Walsh says:


  52. Luis Chian says:

    I think that Gagne is due he’ll score first.

  53. Richards

  54. Stoll

    Go KINGS GO!

  55. Michael Richards.

  56. Brown!


  58. Jorge Silva says:


  59. Voynov

  60. Drewiske

  61. Kopitar

  62. Brownie!!!

  63. Fan From Finland says:


  64. Doughty

  65. Kopitar

  66. Tom Daggett says:


  67. Lewis

  68. Williams #14

  69. Simon Gagne!!!

  70. Oh what the hell… Ellerby

  71. Brown on the pp

  72. Eric Cordova says:


  73. carey levy says:


  74. I’ll go with Gagne for the first goal. GO KINGS GO!

  75. Jeff Swinford says:


  76. Justin Williams

  77. Clifford

  78. Soren Andersen says:


  79. Kopitar

  80. Robyn Pennington says:


  81. Brian Consolazio says:

    Drew doughty

  82. Carter scores

  83. Clifford

  84. Stoll

  85. Carter

  86. chitchattj says:


  87. Ellerby

  88. Williams

  89. Lewis

  90. Richards

  91. #71

  92. First goal will be scored by Stoll!

  93. Carter

  94. Kopitar

  95. Dwight king

  96. Kopitar

  97. Derrek Kowbel says:


  98. passemoilapuck says:


  99. Clifford

  100. Carter

  101. Brown

  102. Martinez

  103. King

  104. Gordon Blakey says:


  105. Lewis

  106. Veronica Valenzuela says:


  107. Stoll

  108. Jen Dorkin says:


  109. James Angeles says:

    Drew doughty

  110. Thanks to everybody who played. The winner is listed in the comments section up above. If you didn’t win, try again on Monday night when the Kings face the Blues in St,. Louis.


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