MayorsManor readers have been picking Jeff Carter by the dozens in recent contests and that does seem like a smart pick – he’s scored in three straight games and buried a snipe in the shootout vs. Vancouver on Monday night. He’s played Nashville 11 times in his NHL career, recording seven goals and 14 points. Can he keep things moving tonight?
Anze Kopitar, the Kings’ leading points producer five years running, has 18 points (seven goals, 11 assists) in 23 career games vs. the Predators.
Of course, there are plenty of other players on the Kings to choose from in tonight’s First Goal Contest.
First, for anybody new to the scene here, this contest is easy to enter – simply place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Predators tonight (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/entry/guess, these are the expected line combinations LA coach Darryl Sutter will be starting the game with…
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Kyle Clifford – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Simon Gagne – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis
Dwight King – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan
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 Brad Richardson
For a look back at some Kings and Preds talk from late last season, click here to listen to the MayorsManor Live radio show with special guest Stu Grimson – a former King and now broadcaster with Nashville.
Good luck in the contest!
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Matthew Nelson says
King with the first goal!
Anthony Mendeola says
Eric Cordova says
Andrew Do says
KingsFan on EastCoastTime says
Brittney Stevens says
Caleb Sandowich says
Jenn H. says
Brian Vincent says
Eva Marie Alonzo says
Aide Gaytan says
Matthew Motush says
Tom Green says
carey levy says
Rachel B says
Lets go with one I’ve never picked.. Clifford!
carey levy says
Brian Townson says
Brown – get’s the first goal and HIS first goal tonight.
Jorge Silva says
Mr. Justin Williams buries one tonight.
Kopitime! Anze will get a ppg tonight
I am going with… Clifford! The guy is on a hot streak… Maybe he will get the first one tonight haha.
Go KINGS GO!!
Ricky Ro….er, I mean Drew Doughty
Kristoffer Ganga says
Art Guerrero says
Rachel Renga says
Horatius Bonar says
Tim cannon says
Doughty for first goal
Greg Carson says
CLUNER? Oops forgot he’s not with the Kings organization any more.
So, can I guess Mike Richards…that would be first goal and first fight with former Monarch Rich Clune?
Anthony Flores says
Brent Kahn says
Chris M says
mike sofka says
Martinez….Go Kings Go!!!
I’ll go Brown, for sentimental purposes.
Yuri Motruk says
It’s gona be Doughty, end to end goal, or maybe a shot from the blue line… but he gets 1st goal tonight.
Mr. Rednex Rebellion himself. Michael Richards
David Chapman says
ken bloom says
Martinez GO KINGS GO
John Hoven says
Congrats – you were the random winner! Please see your email for more information.
Tonight’s the night I finally nail this; Anze Kopitar
Joe i says
Quinn McCauley says
Jen Dorkin says
Justin Breen says
Veronica Valenzuela says
Matt K says
It has to happen sometime.
Justin smith says
James Angeles says
#11 Anze Kopitar!
S CORDOVA says
NO ONE HAS SCORED YET, I KNOW IM LATE, STOLLI
John Hoven says
Thanks to all who played. The winner is noted in the comments above. If it wasn’t you, please try again on Saturday night vs. Anaheim.