MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 17 – Ducks at Kings

Later tonight at Staples Center the Kings and Ducks will meet up for the second time this season. Last time was a wild affair, where Jonathan Bernier was thrust into action, replacing Jonathan Quick early in the first period.  LA went on to lose that game by a final score of 7-4 and also dropped two of their next three games.  Since then though, they’ve played much better hockey, winning five of their last six games overall.

Anaheim has been a roll of their own too, winning six straight and 10 of their last 11.  But, as usual, when these two teams square off you can throw out the records and stats.  They don’t like each other very much and both sides have talked about using tonight’s game as a measuring stick for where they stand at this point of the season.

So, who wants to win a prize?

Full line combinations are listed below. But first, the contest details – simply place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Ducks tonight (one entry per person). We’ll take all of the correct entries and pool them together. From that group, one random winner will win a $20 gift certificate to the Redondo Beach Cafe – Southern California’s all hockey restaurant. If you haven’t been there to watch a game, click here for more info and get down there soon. They also have lots of great hockey memorabilia on the walls.

Now, to help you with your entry/guess, here are the line combinations coach Darryl Sutter is expected to use…


Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Trevor Lewis – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Dustin Penner – Jarret Stoll – Dwight King

Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan


Keaton Ellerby – Drew Doughty

Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov

Davis Drewiske – Jake Muzzin

Healthy Scratches: Andrew Campbell, Simon Gagne and Brad Richardson

Jonathan Quick is expected to start for the Kings.

Good luck in the contest!

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  1. richards

  2. Joe Herman says:


  3. Michael Ortiz says:


  4. Kopitar

  5. Carter

  6. Penner.

  7. Drewiske

  8. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  9. Jeff Carter

  10. Williams

  11. Carter

  12. Richards

  13. Voynov

  14. Lewis !

  15. Fraser

  16. Kopi

  17. Richards

  18. Richards!!!

  19. Brown

  20. Carter

  21. Williams

  22. KING

  23. Williams

  24. Doughty!

  25. Dwight King

  26. Kopitar

  27. Stoll

  28. Yves Mongeau says:


  29. Kingnation13 says:


  30. Raymond Garcia says:


  31. Dwight King

  32. Penner

  33. Lewis

  34. Brian Townson says:


  35. Kopitar

  36. Voynov

  37. Kopitar

  38. Kopitar

  39. Carter

  40. Doughty. For the love of God. Please.

  41. Kopitar

  42. Lewis

  43. Passemoilapuck says:


  44. Doughty 3:07 1st period (PPG)

  45. Carter

  46. Kopitar

  47. Tania iversen says:


  48. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Doughty – If he doesn’t get the first goal – It’s probably because he got the first Beating of tonights game.

  49. Clifford

  50. Clifford.

  51. williams

  52. Justin Breen says:


  53. Chris Breedlove says:


  54. Jordan Kaylie says:


  55. Clifford

  56. Kopitar!

  57. Williams It is time for him to put one in the net

  58. Eric Segura says:


  59. Carter for 1st goal!

  60. Trevor Clemente says:


  61. Brown

  62. Kopitar

  63. beau bratton says:

    Drew Doughty

  64. Ellerby.

    Everyone else on the defense has scored except him and doughty. My bet is he gets one first.

  65. Jeff Carter

  66. Doughty(99)

  67. Muzzin

  68. Lewis

  69. josh montes says:


  70. Mike Briseno says:


  71. Carter

  72. Levon Kupchyan says:


  73. Doughty

  74. Scuderi!!

  75. Kopitar

  76. Carter

  77. Brett Nance says:


  78. Carter

  79. Wayne Kopanski says:


  80. Doughty!

  81. Doughty. He has to get one eventually, right?

  82. kopi

  83. Voynov!

  84. Muzzin

  85. STOLLI

  86. Anze Kopitar

  87. Richards

  88. Drewiske

  89. Carter

  90. Clifford

  91. Rafael Briseno says:


  92. CARTER!!

  93. Jen Dorkin says:


  94. Williams, Justin

  95. Jeff Swinford says:


  96. Doughty

  97. Richards

  98. Carter

  99. Lewis

  100. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Kopitar :-)

  101. Richards

  102. Scuderi

  103. Voynov

  104. Jorge Silva says:


  105. Kopitar

  106. Britney Stevens says: