MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 8 – Kings at Blue Jackets

Think fast – who leads the Kings in points right now? Anze Kopitar? Dustin Brown? Jeff Carter maybe? No, no and no.

It’s still Kyle Clifford with five points (one goal, four assists).  However, this is the First Goal Contest, so you may want to look in a different direction.

Brown has been heating up lately, scoring three goals in the last two games – all on the power play.

Carter also has three goals on the season.

Kopitar has 12 goals in 22 career games vs. the Blue Jackets.

Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll notched their first goals on Saturday. Meanwhile, Drew Doughty and Mike Richards haven’t been so lucky.

So, who will score the first goal tonight?

Just don’t take Dustin Penner. He’ll be a healthy scratch tonight – something we looked at here earlier today.

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 Blue Jackets (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 – 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

Simon Gagne – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan

If you like defensemen, 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

Good luck!

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  1. kingsfanoneastcoasttime says:


  2. Brownie

  3. Michael Ortiz says:


  4. Matt Greenes Stunt Double says:


  5. Kopitar

  6. Mike Richards

  7. Kristoffer Ganga says:


  8. Doughty

  9. Richard Homer says:


  10. King

  11. Doughty

  12. Doughty

  13. Doughty

  14. Kopitar!

  15. Voynov

  16. Kopitar

  17. Williams

  18. Richards

  19. Nolan

  20. Art Guerrero says:


  21. Doughty!

  22. Passemoilapuck says:


  23. Doughty

  24. Gagne

  25. Bradapiller says:


  26. fraser

  27. Brown

  28. Doughty

  29. KingsCup2012 says:


  30. Kopitar

  31. Carter

  32. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  33. Voynov. I’ve won with him before.

  34. Williams

  35. Robyn Pennington says:

    Brown. Law of probability indicates at some point I’ll get this right. C’mon, Capo! GKG!

  36. Shane Richardson says:


  37. Richardson

  38. voynov

  39. Gary Platt says:

    GAGNE! He’s due…o.k., overdue.

  40. fraser

  41. LOL i meant Martinez (i should read who’s in.)

  42. Tom Green says:


  43. Kopitar

  44. Erik Stern says:


  45. Kopitar!

  46. Mr. Carter

  47. Carter

  48. Kopitar

  49. Jeff Carter!!!

  50. S CORDOVA says:


  51. Kopitar

    • John Hoven says:

      Congratulations – you were the random winner! Please check your email for more information.

  52. Brown, again.

  53. Carter

  54. Lewis

  55. Eva Marie Alonzo says:


  56. Kopitar

  57. Jason Kahn says:


  58. Voynov

  59. Gina Casillas says:


  60. Kings Dad says:

    Slava Voynov

  61. Justin Breen says:


  62. Dustin Brown

  63. Tania iversen says:


  64. Kopitar

  65. DuckHunter32 says:


  66. Gary zirpolo says:


  67. Muzzin

  68. beau bratton says:

    Jeff Carter

  69. Brian Vincent says:

    Richards Go Kings Go!

  70. PorscheNoir says:


  71. J lovelace says:


  72. King

  73. Kopi FTW!

  74. Gagne…

  75. Josh montes says:


  76. Kopitar

  77. Gagne

  78. Just when I like the Gange chemistry esp with Lewis.moved again..ahh
    My guess Kopi

  79. Rachel Rebel says:


  80. PucksAndGrub says:

    I’ll go with Kopitar for the first goal tonight.

  81. Richards

  82. Brent Kahn says:


  83. Kopitar!

  84. Caleb Sandowich says:


  85. Richards

  86. Brittney Anderson says:


  87. Gagne

  88. Kopi

  89. Kathy Duarte says:


  90. Richards

  91. Roberto campos says:


  92. Stoll!

  93. kira santora says:


  94. Richards

  95. Stoll

  96. Jorge Silva says:


  97. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Anze Kopitar

  98. Tim cannon says:

    Richards for first goal

  99. Tim cannon says:

    Richards for first goal tonight

  100. Rebekah Cannon says:

    Carter for first goal

  101. Scuderi

  102. Kopitar!

  103. carter

  104. Carter

  105. Levon Kupchyan says:


  106. Voynov…lol

  107. James Angeles says:

    Jeff Carter.

  108. Lewis

  109. Jen Dorkin says:


  110. Williams…

  111. John Hoven says:

    Thanks to all who entered the contest. See comments above for the winner. If it wasn’t you, feel free to try again on Thursday prior to the Kings v Predators game.