Oilers at Kings pre-game notes and First Goal Contest

Kyle Clifford LA Kings MayorsManor

The Kings will suit up for their second-to-last home game of the regular season tonight against one of their long-time rivals, the Edmonton Oilers.

Each team has featured a plethora of former players from the other side over the years – and names like Jarret Stoll, Matt Greene, Dustin PennerRyan Smyth and Eric Belanger are keeping the tradition alive.  Tonight the Oilers will also have a former Kings prospect on the blueline, as they recalled defenseman Colten Teubert over the weekend.  You may remember, he made his NHL debut during Edmonton’s only other visit to LA earlier this season.

Prior to the two team’s facing off last Friday in Canada, Penner stopped by MayorsManor to share some thoughts about playing his old team.  You can read those comments here. He also joined us on the one-year anniversary of his trade to LA (here) back in February.

As for tonight, we’ll host our usual First Goal Contest – giving you a chance to win two free tickets to Thursday’s regular season finale at Staples Center.  Entering is easy, simply leave a comment below with the LA player you think will score first vs. the Oilers. All correct answers will be pooled together and one random winner will be awarded the tickets.

To help you with your selection, the following stats may come in handy…

– Dustin Brown has 12 goals in 27 career games vs Edmonton

Anze Kopitar has 7 goals in 21 games

– Justin Williams has 2 goals in 16 games

Mike Richards has 1 goals in 8 games

– Stoll has 4 goals in 12 games

Brad Richardson has 3 goals in 28 games

– Drew Doughty has 5 goal in 15 games

Of course, feel free to take any of the other Kings players – i.e. Colin Fraser, Jordan Nolan, Willie Mitchell, etc.. Just remember that Kevin Westgarth is scheduled to be a healthy scratch again and the status of Davis Drewiske could be a game-time decision. He’s likely going to get one more start before the end of the season and when he does, the defenseman he replaces in the line-up will most likely be Alec Martinez.

Good luck!

Note: pre-game interviews with Kopitar and Richardson can be found here and here.

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Comments

  1. Kenneth59 says

    williams

  2. Brown

  3. Michael Ortiz says

    Slava Voynov

  4. Greener
    GO KINGS GO!!

  5. Penner

  6. Brown

  7. Kopitar!

  8. Brown

  9. Ruben Sanchez says

    Dustin Brown!

  10. The one and only #11 Anze Kopitar

  11. Marty's Mom says

    Brown

  12. Robert Bullock says

    Stoll

  13. jordan s says

    King!

  14. Brittany says

    I’m going with Jarret Stoll. He has to score eventually, right?

  15. Richards

  16. Brown

  17. Kopitar

  18. richardson

  19. Richardson

  20. voynov! :p

  21. kira santora says

    Williams! : – ) #GOKINGSGO!!!!!!

  22. Pennercakes!

  23. Doughty

  24. Kristina says

    Penner

  25. Kopitar

  26. Clifford

  27. Stoll

  28. Richards!!!!!

  29. Cliffy

  30. King

  31. Dwight King, dammit!

  32. Dani Motruk says

    Kopitar

  33. Williams

  34. Denise Souza says

    Kopitar….

  35. Nolan

  36. Richards

  37. King

  38. Trevor Lewis.

  39. kopitar

  40. cmarv035 says

    Dustin Brown

  41. CARTER

  42. Brian Vincent says

    First goal Williams! Go Kings Go!!

  43. Brown.

  44. kostamojen says

    Martinez

  45. Anthony Flores says

    Scuderi… Go Kings Go… Going for the dark horse..

  46. Brownie!

  47. Mike Richards!

  48. frank gratrix says

    Brown

  49. Alec Martinez on the PP.

  50. Kopitar

  51. Blueline says

    Dustin Brown

  52. Voynov

  53. Brown

  54. Veronica Valenzuela says

    Anze Kopitar!

  55. Cliffy!!!GKG!!!!!

  56. Kopitar!! GKG

  57. Tatum thomas says

    Nolan??

  58. Clifford!

  59. Ruben Arredondo says

    Williams!!

  60. Doughty!!!!

  61. i want to say penner… but im going with Richards..

  62. Richardson

  63. Matt Holland says

    Fraser

  64. Penner

  65. Dwight King!

  66. Rod Rounke says

    Richards

  67. Kelly Ann says

    Penner.

  68. Gotta be Brownie

  69. Brown!

  70. Dwight King

  71. CLIFFORDDDDDD

  72. S Cordova says

    J-DUB! LET’S GO #14, GKG!

  73. Kopitar, per usual

  74. Voynov!

  75. Nolan.. Why not..

  76. kings_dad says

    22

  77. #26 VV voynov first goal

  78. Richardson

  79. amy vincent says

    Greene

  80. Richards

  81. Jordan Nolan

  82. Richards!

  83. BROWN…. GKG

  84. Mike Richards, afterwards he will continue to not wear an L.A. hat like a scrub.

  85. Brown

  86. King

  87. Trevor Linam says

    KOPITAR

  88. SandstromFan says

    Martinez

  89. megan smith says

    Voynov will score the first goal for the lakings

  90. Lanelle Mathis says

    Martinez

  91. Lewis

  92. TomRam16 says

    Dustin Brown!!:)

  93. Martinez

  94. Clifford…we believe!! GKG!!!!!!

  95. Williams

  96. Voynov

  97. Justin Williams

  98. KingsOfLA says

    NOLAN

  99. Kopitar

  100. Brownie

  101. Richards

  102. Max Goen says

    Alec Martinez

  103. Matt Greenes stunt double says

    Brown

  104. Rocio Escareno says

    Brad Richardson

  105. Dustin brown

  106. nick bucky thomas says

    MIKE RICHARDS … rebound from dwight king

  107. Zach Fleischer says

    Dwight king

  108. Lewis Lover says

    Lewis

  109. From Russia with Love says

    Voynov

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  110. Mitchell

  111. Fraser

  112. Brown

  113. Thank you to all who played. The winner was identified above. If you didn’t win this time, don’t worry – we’ll have another contest on Thursday night. Try again!