MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 19 – Kings at Canucks

Yes, Jeff Carter has scored in five straight games – but, Justin Williams didn’t go with the Kings’ leading goal scorer when we asked who will get the first marker vs. Vancouver tonight.

“Me! I’d like to just get one,” he said. “So, I’m going to say me.”

Dwight King has other ideas. He’s been ‘working’ (as Darryl Sutter put it) and that’s produced assists in three straight games, but no goals yet.

“I’m figuring it out, it took me a while to get going obviously,” King began to explain when we asked him about his recent play. “I know have to keep working. Every player works in the game. But, if you continually do it, I said I was struggling, but it gives you a chance to get out there. And that’s all you can bring to the table if other things aren’t going your way.”

So, take either of those guys or chose somebody else in tonight’s First Goal Contest.  It’s your call.

To enter, simply place a comment below with the LAST NAME of the LA Kings player you think will score first vs. the Canucks tonight (one entry per person). We’ll take all of the correct entries and pool them together. From that group, one random winner will win a $20 gift certificate to the Redondo Beach Cafe – Southern California’s all hockey restaurant. If you haven’t been there to watch a game, click here for more info and get down there soon. They also have lots of great hockey memorabilia on the walls.

Now, to help you with your entry/guess, here are the line combinations coach Darryl Sutter is expected to use…

FORWARDS

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams

Trevor Lewis – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter

Dustin Penner – Jarret Stoll – Dwight King

Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan

DEFENSE

Keaton Ellerby – Drew Doughty

Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov

Davis Drewiske – Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez (note: only two of the three will play)

Healthy Scratches: Brad Richardson and one defenseman

Jonathan Quick is expected to start for the Kings and face Cory Schneider of the Canucks.

Good luck in the contest!

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Comments

  1. Doughty

  2. Tania iversen says

    Carter!!!

  3. Brown!!!!! GKG

  4. King!

  5. Jordan Kaylie says

    Brown

  6. Khalid Abdalla says

    Kopitar!!!

  7. Eva Marie Alonzo says

    Martinez – if not in tonight can I have alternate Carter?

  8. It’s Penner’s night. penWo

  9. Christie says

    Lewis

  10. Tim cannon says

    I will take doughty for first goal tonight and on the season.

  11. Carter

  12. KC_Douglas says

    Doughty

  13. S CORDOVA says

    STOLLI

  14. Art Guerrero says

    Clifford.

  15. Kopitar

  16. Tom Daggett says

    Richards

  17. Voynov

  18. Kopi

  19. Kopitar!

  20. Doughty

  21. Justin Breen says

    Williams

  22. Trevor Clemente says

    Ellerby

  23. Penner

  24. ellerby

  25. Clifford!!! Go Kings Go!!!!!

  26. Caleb Sandowich says

    Carter

  27. Williams

  28. Thomas Green says

    Lewis

  29. Stoll

  30. Williams – he’s hungry for one

  31. Clifford

  32. Richards

  33. Jen Dorkin says

    Brown

  34. Voynov

  35. Doughty !!!!!!!!

  36. Carter

  37. Carter

  38. carter

  39. Brown

  40. Doughty

  41. Kopitar

  42. Scuderi

  43. Lewis

  44. Stoll

    Go KINGS Go!!

  45. Mike Briseno says

    Clifford

  46. Rafael Briseno says

    Carter

  47. Veronica Valenzuela says

    Kopitar! 🙂

  48. #74 King

  49. Williams

  50. Williams

  51. Lewis

  52. carter

  53. Penner

  54. Chuckie B. says

    I have to go Muzzin

  55. Who won?

    • John Hoven says

      See comments above.

      Thanks to all who played. If you didn’t win, more contests coming up this week.

      • I see, cool. I’ve been saying Williams every game and he finally scored. Congrats to Valerie though.

  56. Yay! Thank you!