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.
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:
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:
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Mike Richards – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli
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, 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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