MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 36 – Kings at Coyotes

Ah yes, a little Kings-Coyotes action to stoke the fires of a rivalry already full of hatred and animosity.  What more can you ask for on a Tuesday night?

After their last meeting in Los Angeles just two weeks ago, defenseman Drew Doughty told MayorsManor the Coyotes whine nearly as much as the Canucks.

That’s a pretty bold statement, to say the least.

Tonight will mark the final stop of a five-game road trip – one in which 18 different Kings have recorded points thus far.  Very impressive for a team that was shutout in their two games prior to leaving Los Angeles.

There was even a Jeff Carter sighting recently.  Not once, but twice.  The team’s leading goal scorer had found the net just once in a ten game stretch recently, but now he’s recorded markers in back-to-back games.

Dustin Brown is also hot at the moment, as is linemate Justin Williams – both have recorded three goals on the trip.

What’s going to happen tonight in Phoenix?  Well, if you can guess who will score first for the Kings, you could win yourself a nice little prize pack.  And entering is easy, just follow these three simple steps…

STEP 1 – Some required reading:

10 Tidbits on new Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr

Shane Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings in Word Association

Penner’s perspective on Kings v Coyotes rivalry

STEP 2Click 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 Coyotes (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:

FORWARDS

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Mike Richards – Jeff Carter - Tyler Toffoli

Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford – Brad Richardson – Jordan Nolan

DEFENSE

Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty

Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov

Alec Martinez – Keaton Ellerby

Healthy Scratches: Davis Drewiske (Update: Drewiske has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for a fifth round draft pick) and Colin Fraser – plus Dustin Penner is on IR

Based upon who was first off the ice at the morning skate, Jonathan Quick will likely get the start in net.

Phoenix will be countering with Jason LaBarbera.

Good luck in the contest!

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Comments

  1. Muzzin

  2. Justin Breen says:

    Carter

  3. Trevor Clemente says:

    Williams

  4. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Martinez

  5. Stacey McClain says:

    Kopitar

  6. Toffoli

  7. Kostamojen says:

    Brown

  8. Brandon Tosch says:

    Brown

  9. Lewis

  10. Richardson

  11. bobbi with an i, eh says:

    Stollsy

  12. Scuderi

  13. Brown

  14. KOPITAR

  15. Voynov

  16. Kopitar

  17. Doughty.

    C’mon Law of Probabilities!

  18. Art Guerrero says:

    Clifford.

  19. richardson..to stay in the line up for another game!

  20. LeeAnn Kleine says:

    Carter

  21. Tyler

  22. David Crumlish says:

    Carter

  23. VOYNOV!

  24. Kopitar

  25. Williams

  26. Richards

  27. Williams

  28. Genghis John says:

    King….Dwight king

  29. Sam Dumm says:

    Brown

  30. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  31. typicaljs says:

    brown

  32. Kristie says:

    Voynov

  33. Toffoli

  34. Shane Richardson says:

    Brown

  35. kopitar

  36. Ellerby

  37. Toffoli

  38. c.esquivel says:

    Richards

  39. Matt Greenes Stunt Double says:

    Toffoli

  40. Jake Ibey says:

    Richards

  41. Carter

  42. Voynov

  43. Richardson

  44. Stoll

  45. Brown…GKG!!!!!!

  46. Toffoli

  47. Kopitar

  48. Kopitar

  49. Brown

  50. HalfCrowned says:

    Richards

  51. Anthony Flores says:

    King

  52. Brown

  53. Matthew Nelson says:

    Richards

  54. Williams!

  55. Christie says:

    Lewis

  56. Lewis

  57. Toffoli

  58. Voynov

  59. S CORDOVA says:

    KOPI

  60. Muzzin

  61. Richards #10

  62. Joshua montes says:

    Kopitar

  63. Chelsea says:

    Doughty

  64. Kopitar

  65. Stoll

  66. Jordan Kaylie says:

    Kopitar

  67. Brown

  68. Muzzy

  69. NOLAN

  70. Brown

  71. Jeff Swinford says:

    Toffoli

  72. Sharone says:

    Toffoli

  73. Brown

  74. ellerby

  75. Jessica says:

    Doughty

    Gonna be a little crazy here…

  76. anthony says:

    Doughty.

  77. nolan

  78. Clifford

  79. Veronica Valenzuela says:

    Kopitar! :-)

  80. john s. says:

    Lewis

  81. Mike Briseno says:

    Muzzin

  82. Krystle says:

    Richards

  83. Rafael Briseno says:

    Muzzin

  84. Clifford

  85. Kopitar. Let’s Go Kings!

  86. Stoll

  87. Williams. GO KINGS GO!!!

  88. Jarret Stoll

  89. Toffoli

  90. Kopitar

  91. Toffoli!!

  92. Trevor clemente says:

    I won! How do I claim my prize?

  93. I think he picks one of the people that guessed correctly.

  94. John Hoven says:

    Random winner selected and noted up above.