MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 3 – Kings at Oilers

In the two games played so far this season the Kings have notched three goals total – all from players who don’t normally register too high up on the scoring charts.  For example, their totals from last year show just eight goals…combined.

Still, Kyle Clifford, Jordan Nolan and Rob Scuderi remain as the only LA players to find the back of the net in the early going of 2013. Will that change tonight in Edmonton?

Guess which Kings player will light the lamp first and you could win a great prize.

For anybody new to the scene here, this contest is simple. Place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first in tonight’s game vs. the Oilers (one entry per person). We’ll take all of the correct entries and pool them together. From that group, one random winner will get a prize.

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Now, to help you with your selection today, these are the expected line combinations coach Darryl Sutter will likely start the game with…

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Kyle Clifford – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

LW4* – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan

NOTE: the fourth line left wing will either be Simon Gagne or Brad Richardson

If you like defenseman, they’ll be paired up like this…

Rob Scuderi – Drew Doughty

Alec Martinez – Slava Voynov

Davis Drewiske – Jake Muzzin

Healthy Scratches: Andrew Bodnarchuk, Dustin Penner and the LW who doesn’t play on the fourth line

If you’re into the numbers, the following stats may come in handy…

– Brown has 12 goals in 28 career games vs Edmonton

– Kopitar has 7 goals in 22 games

– Stoll has 4 goals in 13 games

– Williams has 2 goals in 17 games

– Richards has just 1 goal in 9 games

If you’re looking for a further edge, you may want to read this article about the changes the coaching staff recently made to the power play units.

Good luck!

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Comments

  1. Slava Voynov

  2. Trevor Lewis

  3. Brown

  4. Jeff Carter

  5. Colo king fan says

    Kopitar

  6. Sticking with my original choice…

    D Brown!

  7. Richards

  8. Steven Hendry says

    Mike Richards

  9. Rachel Rebel says

    Brown

  10. Jorge Silva says

    Mike Richards

  11. Martinez.

  12. Anze Kopitar

  13. Drew Doughty

  14. Mike Richards

  15. Kopitar

  16. PorscheNoir says

    Stoll

  17. Steven Hendry says

    Dwight King

  18. J-Dub #14!!

  19. Eva Marie Alonzo says

    Sticking with Martinez – Do we get any consolation prize for hitting the post?

  20. nolan

  21. Trevor Clemente says

    Clifford. For sure

  22. 4th LW (Richardson 15?)

  23. Brown

  24. Stoll

  25. Michael Ortiz says

    LW4*

    • FYI funny guy – that won’t win you the prize. When selecting the winner, we do a search for the player’s last name on the page. Thus, we won’t be looking for LW4*.

  26. Trevor Lewis for first goal

  27. Jake Muzzin

  28. J. Williams
    Go Kings!

  29. Trevor Jones says

    Kopitar

  30. Art Guerrero says

    Clifford

  31. Dustin Brown

  32. Dwight king!!!

  33. Kopitar

  34. Williams.

  35. Jeff carter

  36. Williams

  37. Carter

  38. Michael mosqueda says

    Brown

  39. Richards

  40. Stoll with the goal!

  41. Carter

  42. Doughty

  43. Carter

  44. Justin Williams!

  45. Dustin brown

  46. Justin Williams

  47. Mike Richards

  48. muzzy

  49. 119 Barbara's Granddaughter says

    Nolan

  50. Williams

  51. Williams

  52. BROWN

  53. First Goal: Kopitar

  54. Drew Doughty #8

  55. Dustin Brown

  56. Agustin De La Hidalga says

    Richards!

  57. Jeff Carter

  58. Stump Smash says

    Jeff Carter

    • John Hoven says

      Congrats! You were the winner of tonight’s First Goal Contest. Please check your email for more info.

  59. Thomas Daggett says

    Carter

  60. Martinez

  61. HalfCrowned says

    Mike Richards!

  62. Dwight King

  63. Dwight King baby

  64. Michael Berkowitz says

    King

  65. Mr. Slovenia – Anze Kopitar.

  66. Rachel Renga says

    Muzzin!

  67. King

  68. Luke Hamagiwa says

    Jeff Carter – high slot

  69. Fraser

  70. CLIFFORD

  71. Jen Breitigan says

    Brown

  72. josh montes says

    DOUGHTY

  73. Fraser

  74. Kopitar

  75. jesusisakingsfan says

    Williams

  76. Justin Breen says

    Richards

  77. Euro Lover says

    Voynov, Slava

  78. Jason Kahn says

    BROWN

  79. Williams

  80. Gagne

  81. Lewis

  82. Williams

  83. Going with Brown

  84. Brett Nance says

    Brown

  85. Mike Richards

  86. Kings-Mike Richards
    Oilers-Ryan Smith

  87. Kopitar!!

  88. williams

  89. Richards

  90. CARTER

  91. Stanley Cup RePete says

    Clifford

  92. Nancy Aranda says

    Kopitar

  93. Carter

  94. Paul Armbruster says

    Gagne

  95. Kopitar

  96. Carter

  97. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  98. Utah Pride says

    Trevor Lewis

  99. Russel Fujii says

    Kopitar

  100. Mike Richards

  101. Brandon Tosch says

    Muzzin

  102. KingsFan1992 says

    Dustin Brown

  103. Jeff Carter

  104. Brown

  105. Gotta stick with my chirp to Ray Kaunisto the other night. MUZZIN!

  106. Bob Campbell says

    Going with Kopitar!

  107. Kathy Duarte says

    Clifford

  108. Sean Sammis says

    Justin Williams… Big Willie style

  109. Anze Kopitar

  110. Carter

  111. Brian Vincent says

    Kopitar!! GO KINGS GO!!!

  112. Brian Consolazio says

    Jeff carter

  113. Martinez!

  114. I’ll take Kopitar

  115. Doughty

  116. Eric Segura says

    Doughty

  117. Kopitar

  118. Drewiske

  119. Justin Williams

  120. Jeremy mcdonald says

    Carter

  121. Kopitar

  122. I’m sticking with the unexpected…Muzzin!

  123. Clifford

  124. Stoll

  125. Downtown Dustin Brown

  126. going with Jake Muzzin, because why not?

  127. Adam Malka says

    Nolan

  128. Doughty!!

  129. SLAVAAAAAA

  130. Bradapiller says

    Carter under the blocker over the pad

  131. Doughty

  132. Fraser.

  133. Kostamojen says

    Clifford

  134. Michael J. says

    Dustin Brown #23

  135. Kopitar

  136. Veronica Valenzuela says

    Anze Kopitar

  137. Muzzin

  138. Carter

  139. Stoll

  140. Clifford!

  141. Clifford the Big Red Dog

  142. Lewis

  143. Stoll

  144. Stoll

  145. Kopitar

  146. alec martinez

  147. Tom Daggett says

    Jeff Carter

  148. Anzeeeeeeee Kopitar!

  149. chitchattj` says

    Carter… was right with last game so going with first thought again…. Carter. GO KINGS my heart wont take
    0-3

  150. GAGNE- BABY!

  151. Jeff Carter

  152. Dwight King

  153. Rob bullock says

    Carter

  154. Dustin Brown

  155. Dustin Brown

  156. Tim cannon says

    The captain brown with first goal

  157. KYLE CLIFFORD

  158. Stoll. Go Kings Go!!!!

  159. NangaEboko says

    Doughty

  160. Dustin Penner. Go Pancakes!

  161. #24 for the win!

  162. Levon Kupchyan says

    Richards

  163. casey davis says

    Drewiski

  164. I’m going to stay with the hot hand and go Clifford.

  165. Nolan!

  166. Williams

  167. Eric Cordova says

    M. Richards

  168. Doughty

  169. Since no seems to have picked him yet….

    Lucky #7 Rob Scuderi gets the first goal for the Kings!

  170. Carey Levy says

    Jeff carter

  171. Aimee Green says

    Trevor Lewis

  172. Carter

  173. Brown

  174. Carlos Navarrete says

    Mike Richards

  175. Brownie

  176. Miriam Veloz says

    Mike Richards

  177. STOLLI

  178. Matt Greenes stunt double says

    Dwight King

  179. Doughty

  180. Drewiske

  181. Jeff Carter for 1st goal

  182. Voynov

  183. Jeff Carter

  184. Kopitar

  185. Sticking with Trevor Lewis!!

  186. Kopitar

  187. Justin Williams

  188. Squareburger says

    Doughty

  189. Anze Kopitar

  190. Fraser #24

  191. J lovelace says

    Clifford

  192. Doughty

  193. Clifford

  194. Brown

  195. Lets go with the hottest King Clifford

  196. Carter!

  197. Amy Vincent says

    Nolan

  198. Lewis

  199. James Angeles says

    Clifford

  200. Doughty

  201. Muzzin scores 1st goal?

  202. John Hoven says

    Many entries for Jeff Carter for tonight. As always, we pooled them all together and randomly pulled one winner. Congratulations to ‘Stump Smash’ (see above). Also, thank you to everybody who entered the contest and remember – if you didn’t win, come back and play again on Saturday vs. the Coyotes.

  203. jim ortlieb says

    Simon gagne

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