MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 31 – Canucks at Kings

Because the Kings were shutout in their last game we didn’t have a winner in Thursday night’s First Goal Contest.  Fear not though, it’s a new day – and you have another chance to claim a prize.

More on that in a minute though.  First, some required reading:

Friday fun with Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo

More pre-game comments from the Canucks

Ray Whitney on what’s wrong with the NHL

Word Association: Seven Kings take on the Canucks

Now, on to the contest…

As noted earlier this week, Jeff Carter is in a bit of a drought at the moment.  Known as a streaky scorer, the Kings’ leading goal producer has only found the back of the net one time in the last seven games.  If that makes you a little bit nervous, you have 17 other skaters to select from – including Dustin Brown, Kyle Clifford, Anze Kopitar, Alec Martinez and Jake Muzzin.

So, how do you play?

STEP 1 – Click here to check out all the cool stuff Hockey Soda Energy has to offer because they’re putting together a prize pack for the winner. Their full line of Hockey Energy products are designed to improve protein metabolism, reduce fatigue and appetite, plus sharpen perception.

STEP 2 – Place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Canucks (one entry per person). We’ll pool all the correct entries and one person will be randomly selected to receive a free Hockey Soda Energy prize pack featuring a hockey puck and a 6-pack of Hockey Energy Soda (must be 16 years of age or older).

To get you started, here are the line combinations and D-pairings that coach Darryl Sutter is expected to use:


Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Dustin Penner – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan *


Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty

Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov

Alec Martinez – Keaton Ellerby

Healthy Scratches: Davis Drewiske, Brad Richardson and Tyler Toffoli. (* NOTE: There is a chance Toffoli will replace Nolan in the line-up.  However, that won’t be known until closer to game time.)

Based upon who was first off the ice at Friday’s practice, Jonathan Quick will likely get the start in net.

And, according to Roberto Luongo, he doesn’t sound like the starter for Vancouver.  So, expect Cory Schneider to be in the Canucks’ crease come game time.

Good luck in the contest!

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  1. Richards

  2. Eva Marie Alonzo says:


  3. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  4. Kopitar

  5. toffoli!!!

  6. Ziggyfan says:


  7. Kingnation13 says:


  8. Muzzin.

  9. Kopitar

  10. Doughty!!

  11. stoll

  12. Justin Breen says:


  13. Muzzin

  14. Anthony Flores says:


  15. Doughty

  16. CARTER

  17. typicaljs says:



  19. Doughty

  20. williams

  21. Voynov….GKG!!!!!!!

  22. Penner!!!

  23. Penner

  24. Carter

  25. Matthew Nelson says:


  26. KingsFan on EastCoastTime says:


  27. Brittney Stevens says:


  28. Scuderi

  29. Forum Gold says:

    Captain Brown!!!

  30. Brown

  31. richards

  32. Voynov

  33. Kopitar

  34. Stoll!!!

  35. i’ll go with kopitar

  36. Jordan Kaylie says:


  37. Carter

  38. Carter

  39. c.esquivel says:


  40. Stoll.

  41. Lewis

  42. HalfCrowned says:


  43. Anthony Mendeola says:


  44. Richards

  45. Quick! If brodeur can do it, quick can too! :)

  46. Carter

  47. Brown

  48. Brown

  49. Penner

  50. Stoll

  51. Kopitar

  52. Doughty

  53. Ellerby

  54. Stoll

  55. Lewis!!!

  56. Kopitar

  57. S CORDOVA says:


  58. Clifford

  59. GO KINGS GO Clifford

  60. Jeff Swinford says:


  61. Richards, Mike

  62. Steve Jensen says:


  63. Brown

  64. kopitar

  65. doughty

  66. JMFC Carter

  67. Martinez!

    Go Kings

  68. Doughty. He’s finally gotten rid of the donut… now he should score first LOL

  69. Mmm I’ll go with Martinez today

  70. Richards

  71. Clifford

  72. Penner

  73. Shane Richardson says:


  74. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Kopitar!!!! :-)

  75. Doughty

  76. KingsFan1992 says:


  77. Doughty

  78. Kopi

  79. Voynov

  80. Greg Paull says:


  81. Muzzin

  82. Penner

  83. Brownie

  84. With all this Nolan talk I hope he puts the first one in, GKG!

  85. Kopitar

  86. KHenry14 says:


  87. Kopitar!!!

  88. Christie says:


  89. Brown

  90. Stoll

  91. Fraser

  92. Michaelyn says:


  93. Muzzin

  94. Jen Dorkin says:


  95. Levon Kupchyan says: