When the Kings and Wild met in Los Angeles just a few weeks ago it looked like a possible first round playoff match-up. However, due to the highly volatile nature of the Western Conference standings - and a slumping Minnesota team that has gone only 3-6-1 over their last 10 games - each side is now fighting for something different.
While Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and crew are simply trying to lock down a playoff spot, the Kings are working to secure the fourth seed and home-ice advantage.
And, per the norm, we have a First Goal Contest today for all the loyal MayorsManor readers. If you’d like to step up and take a shot at winning, simply follow these three steps to enter…
STEP 1 – Some required reading:
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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 free Hockey Soda Energy prize pack featuring a hockey puck and a 4-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 – Brad Richardson – Jordan Nolan
Robyn Regehr – Drew Doughty
Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov
Jake Muzzin – Matt Greene
Healthy Scratches: Keaton Ellerby, Colin Fraser and Alec Martinez
Good luck in the contest!
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