Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Oilers:
Out: Joensuu (high ankle sprain), Jones (Knee), Yakupov (ankle), Ference (chest), Gazdic (shoulder), Gordon (shoulder)
Tonight's game is underway. 19:33:
Justin Williams makes a nice move settling the puck down in the corner before throwing it in front to Anze Kopitar. Kopitar taps it in for the quick and early goal. | LA 1, EDM 0 14:50:
Shots on goal early on are 4-0 Kings. 11:00:
A fortunate bounce sees the puck fall on the stick of Marian Gaborik. He makes no mistake, rifling it past Fasth. | LA 2, EDM 0 7:00:
Shots are 9-3 Kings. 4:09:
Sam Gagner heads to the box, resulting in the Kings' first power play of the game. 3:04:
LA's Jarret Stoll wires a shot off the post in what was their best scoring chance on the PP. 0.0:
After one period, shots on goal were 11-4 for the Kings.
Second period is underway. 19:03:
With Martin Jones down and out, David Perron threw the puck out front to Taylor Hall. Hall, however, couldn't find the trigger as Jones came up with a massive save. 16:00:
A flurry of shots in the opening four minutes has the Oilers up 5-0 in the middle frame on the shot clock. 15:02:
Fasth makes a very nice pad stop on Dwight King in front of the net.14:49:
Oilers get two minutes for having too many men on the ice. 10:42:
Sam Gagner is down and being tended to by Oilers trainer T.D. Forss. He has to be helped off the ice. 6:05:
Gaborik's shot from the left circle finds a way past Fasth to extend the Kings lead to 3-0. | LA 3, EDM 0 0.0:
Shots after 40 minutes are 25-14 for L.A.
Period three has started.16:16:
Oilers announce Sam Gagner has an injured ankle and won't return. 13:05:
David Perron goes to the box, setting up another Kings power play. 6:46:
Taylor Hall goes off for high sticking.5:51:
Gaborik looks to have gotten the hat trick goal but it's ruled no goal due to incidental contact with the goaltender.