MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 34 – Kings at Wild

With a 4-2 win in St. Louis on Thursday night, the Kings have scored nine goals in the first two games of the current road trip.  Tonight they’ll be in Minnesota to take on the Wild for the first time this season.

Captain Dustin Brown remains red hot at the moment, scoring seven goals in his last 10 games played.  Over that same stretch, the once unstoppable Jeff Carter has scored just once.

Rookie Tyler Toffoli is expected to once again be on a line with Carter and Mike Richards, while Anze Kopitar will center the usual line of Brown and Justin Williams. (full line combos are listed later in this article).

If you can guess who will score first for the Kings in Minnesota, you could win yourself some free food.

So, how do you play? Three easy steps…

STEP 1 – Some required reading:

- Dodgers GM talks Dean Lombardi, Kings Stanley Cup and Iginla trade

- Kings prospects on TV this weekend

- Why Jagr makes more sense for the Kings than Iginla

STEP 2 – Click here to check today’s sponosr, the Redondo Beach Cafe – Southern California’s all hockey restaurant. If you haven’t been there to watch a game, you need to get down there soon. They offer great food and have lots of great hockey memorabilia on the walls.

STEP 3 – Place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Wild (one entry per person). We’ll pool all the correct entries and one person will be randomly selected to receive a $20 gift certificate to the Redondo Beach Cafe.

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

FORWARDS

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Mike Richards – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli

Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan

DEFENSE

Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty

Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov

Alec Martinez – Keaton Ellerby

Healthy Scratches: Davis Drewiske, Dustin Penner and Brad Richardson

Jonathan Quick is expected to be the starting goaltender once again.

Good luck in the contest!

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Comments

  1. Ellerby.

  2. Doughty.
    Still going for law of probabilities..

  3. Stoll

  4. Clifford

  5. Carter

  6. Toffoli

  7. Max Santa Cruz says:

    Brown

  8. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Martinez

  9. Richards

  10. Martinez

  11. Voynov

  12. Toffoli.

  13. Toffoli

  14. Kopitar…GKG!!!!!

  15. Justin Breen says:

    Ellerby

  16. Williams GO KINGS GO Lets make it three in a row

  17. Toffoli

  18. cplat2003 says:

    kopitar

  19. Kopi

  20. Forum Gold says:

    King

  21. Brown

  22. Muzzin

  23. Brian Vincent says:

    Williams Go Kings Go!!

  24. Kingnation13 says:

    Williams…

  25. Todd Stinson says:

    Carter

  26. Voynov

  27. Doughty

  28. Doughty!! GKG!!

  29. Garrett Celano says:

    Lewis

  30. Dwight King

  31. Carter

  32. Carter

  33. c.esquivel says:

    King with the 1st tonight

  34. Art Guerrero says:

    Clifford.

  35. Voynov

  36. Muzzin

  37. Carts

  38. Richards

  39. Brown

  40. Carter

  41. Toffoli

  42. NOLAN

  43. Kings Dad says:

    Clifford

  44. Martinez

  45. Joshua montes says:

    Carter

  46. Jarret Stoll

  47. Jordan Campbell says:

    Richards

  48. Ten for instigating says:

    Fraser

  49. Christie says:

    Lewis!

  50. Carter

  51. Kopitar

  52. Williams

  53. Nolan

  54. t-toff
    tyler toffoli!

  55. blaine b says:

    Voynov

  56. Scuds!

  57. Scuderi

  58. 3 yr old says Trevor Lewis. Got to get this one tonight and stick it up parise’s arse just like we did in the Stanley Cup Finals

  59. TOFFOLI…………”Can you say sniiiiiiiper” -Jim Fox

  60. Mike Briseno says:

    Williams

  61. Scuderi

  62. Brown

  63. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Kopitar! :-)

  64. Williams

  65. Stoll

  66. Doughty!

  67. Lewis

  68. Kopitar

  69. Christie says:

    I pick Lewis for tonight too!