MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 7 – Kings at Ducks

Anze Kopitar scored his first NHL goal in Anaheim against the Ducks on October 6, 2006. Since then, he’s posted 14 more goals in another 35 match-ups with the Ducks.

Jeff Carter, LA’s leading goal scorer at the moment, recorded his first two goals as a King vs. the Ducks last March.

And team captain Dustin Brown, who scored his first goal of the season on Thursday night, will be playing in his 50th game vs. the Ducks – tops among all NHL teams he’s faced.

But, will any of them score the first goal tonight?

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 vs. the Ducks (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 the t-shirt to the left. It comes to us from longtime MayorsManor sponsor RefYouSuck.com – 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 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

Dustin Penner – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Simon Gagne – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford – 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, Dwight King and Brad Richardson

For some Kings-Ducks  pregame primers, be sure to check out today’s MayorsManor Live show with Josh Brewster. He helps us break down the keys to the game and we discuss a few players who might be traded out of Southern California soon.  The audio is streaming here…and we also have some notes and quotes here from Brown, Carter, Nolan and coach Sutter.

Good luck!

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Comments

  1. Anze Kopitar

  2. kingsfanoneastcoasttime says:

    Penner

  3. Kopitar

  4. Kopitar

  5. lewis

  6. Doughty

  7. Rod Rounke says:

    Williams

  8. penner

  9. Brown

  10. Richards

  11. Brian Vincent says:

    Williams!!! Go Kings Go!!

  12. Richards

  13. Doughty!

    Need the fantasy points, don’t let me down!

  14. Penner

  15. Clifford

  16. Kings Dad says:

    Carter

  17. Kristoffer Ganga says:

    Penner

  18. Penner

  19. Williams

  20. Richards

  21. Penner

  22. Williams

  23. Brittney Stevens says:

    Kopi

  24. Richards

  25. Austin Cazenave says:

    Carter

  26. Lewis

  27. Gagne.

  28. Williams

  29. 25 Penner

  30. Stoll

  31. KingsFan1992 says:

    Trevor Lewis

  32. Carter

  33. Jorge Silva says:

    Williams

  34. Michael Ortiz says:

    Kopitar

  35. Brown

  36. Voynov

  37. Martinez

  38. Tim cannon says:

    Penner for first goal

  39. In honor of Penner’s Ali like return to the ice. I’m picking Dustin Penner.

  40. Martinez…Go Kings Go!!!!!

  41. Richards because of Penner’s effort.

  42. carey levy says:

    muzzin

  43. Fraser

  44. Jeff Carter

  45. Brown!

  46. Drewiske

  47. Carter

  48. Brown

  49. Penner

  50. Brian Townson says:

    KOPITAR

  51. Eric Cordova says:

    Kopitar

  52. NOLAN

  53. Doughty

  54. Art Guerrero says:

    Clifford.

  55. Carter

  56. Nick Buffum says:

    Stoll

  57. Doughty.

  58. Doughty

  59. Kopitar

  60. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Alec Martinez

  61. Penner-mania!!!

  62. Tom Daggett says:

    Richards

  63. Nolan

  64. Nolan.

  65. typicaljs says:

    gagne

  66. Richards

  67. Trevor Lewis!!!

  68. Gagne ftw.

  69. Williams #14

  70. Richards

  71. Fraser

  72. Williams!! I think it’s time for Williams to score!

  73. Kopitar

  74. katherine wichmann zacharias says:

    Jeff Carter

  75. D.Brown

  76. Richards

  77. Penner

  78. Richards

  79. Doughty

  80. Clifford

  81. Doughty

  82. Justin Breen says:

    Carter

  83. Gagne

  84. Williams

  85. bradapiller says:

    Richards, Penner with the 1st assist

  86. Kopitar!

  87. Robyn Pennington says:

    Kopi

  88. Penner

  89. Kopitar

  90. Chris Breedlove says:

    Carter

  91. Richards

  92. Voynov

  93. Penner

  94. Williams

  95. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Martinez

  96. Scuderi

  97. Jen Dorkin says:

    Brown

    • John Hoven says:

      Congratulations. You were the winner of last night’s FGC. Please check your email for more info.

  98. Muzzin

  99. It’s time for #8 to shine. Doughty will find the back of the net first.

  100. Brownie

  101. S CORDOVA says:

    KOPI

  102. Penner

  103. Doughty

  104. Rob Scuderi – Go KINGS Go!!
    🙂

  105. Lakings77 says:

    Kopitar

  106. Carter!!

  107. Jeff carter

  108. Clifford

  109. Richards

  110. Anthony Flores says:

    Williams

  111. Carter

  112. Mike Richards

  113. Williams

  114. Mike Richards

  115. John Hoven says:

    Thank you to all who played. The winner is listed up above in the comments section. If it wasn’t you, please try again on Tuesday before the Kings v Blue Jackets game.