NEWS, NOTES AND ANECDOTES FROM THE KINGS vs. DUCKS on Sept. 30
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FINAL: DUCKS 4, KINGS 1
Corey Perry committed a penalty in the last two minutes, Kings on the PP.
Has not really been a lot to report this period.
Sorry it has been a tad quiet, was working on a photo gallery. John Zeiler and Sean O'Donnell two minutes each for roughing and we are 4-on-4. Here is said Photo Gallery
START PERIOD 3
END PERIOD 2
Shane Hnidy 17:04, two minutes delay of game. Kings on the power play.
Cammalleri has three goals in two games.
At 10:13: the first fight of the game, and the crowd went nuts. George Parros for the Ducks and Scott Thornton for the Kings dropped the gloves at center the blueline and the crowd erupted.
8:57-Kings on the board. Michael Cammlleri from an extreme angle, tucked the puck over the shoulder of Hiller and it is 4-1. Derek Armstrong and Patrick O'Sullivan earned assists on the play.
4:10, Ducks up 4 zip. Kings could not get the puck out of the zone and Travis Moen scored after the other Niedermayer and Todd Marchant kept the puck in the Kings zone.
Ducks take a 3-0 lead. at 2:53. Corey Perry scored his second goal of the game, had a wide open net after Kent Huskins put a shot toward the net that missed it entirely, bouncing off the boards and right in front of the net as LaBarbera chased it a bit. Perry had the net to himself and tapped it in. Joe DiPenta earne dan assist.
END PERIOD 1
15:19 - Ducks goal Chris Kunitz goal on the power play, with a LOT of traffic on net, Andy McDonald put a shot on net and the puck trickled down to an open Kunitz whom tapped it in and it is 2-0. Corey Perry also got an assist on the play.
Brady Murray two minutes for holding the stick at 14:56.
Kings have out-shot Ducks, 7-3 at this point, probably because of their four first period power plays.
From the this just in department: Ducks starter Jonas Hiller is the fourth goaltender born in Switzerland to play in an NHL game...the others:
Former Duck Martin Gerber
and you guessed it Pauli Jaks from the LA Kings. Jaks played in one game with the Kings in 1994-95.
Kings will have a chance to tie it...on the power play. George Parros in the sin bin at 12:23.
DUCKS 1, KINGS 0: Power play goal, Corey Perry cut to the net and Andy McDonald put it on his stick and he chipped it past LaBarbera and it is 1-0. Chris Pronger, who is continually booed here, got the second assist. Todd Bertuzzi was in parked in front of the Kings net and created a screen.
Zeiler two minutes for high sticking at 8:17 and the Ducks have a two man advantage and the parade to the penalty box continues.
Nagy, two minutes for hi sticking at 8:39, to negate a two on one break the Kings had with Jack Johnson looking for his first NHL goal.
Fifteen seconds later, power play over and we are at 4-on-4 after Lubomir Visnovsky two minutes holding.
Two minutes to Bertuzzi for hi sticking 7:16.
Lines look like this: Frolov - Handzus - Calder
Kopitar - Cammalleri - Brown
Thornton - O'Sullivan - Murray
Zeiler - Armstrong - Nagy
Kopitar - Cammalleri - Brown just had a pretty dominant shift, with puck possession in the Ducks zone and one good scoring chance 5:05.
We are underway....LaBarbera tested early in an odd man rush, made a save off his shoulder, it appeared. scoreless at 2:04
Kings scratches go Brian Willsie, Kevin Dallman, Raitis Ivanans and J.S. Aubin.
National Anthem and God Save the Queen...Remember, game is on Versus, so why read this blog....go to the tube...or the tele.
From the clever lines department: Kings Look to Go 2-0 in the O2.
Starting lineups are in, your Kings are playing Rob Blake and Tom Preissing on the Blueline, defending Jason LaBarbera's net with a front line of Michal Handzus centering Alexander Frolov and Kyle Calder.
For the Ducks, Todd Bertuzzi, Andy McDonald and Bobby Ryan, who scored the lone Ducks goal yesterday, on the front line with Francois Beauchemin and Shane Hnidy defending Jonas Hiller, who is making his first NHL start.