October 20, 2011 6:50 pm

Game 6: Kings 2, Coyotes 0 (FINAL)

It’s warm outside but cool inside as the Kings prepare to take on the Phoenix Coyotes, with the game action on Fox Sports West and 1150-AM and affiliates. Keep it here for all the game updates as well…

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Smith.
End of game: Quick made 28 saves for his second consecutive shutout and his 100th career NHL victory.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Smith.
Kings 1, Coyotes 0: The Kings broke the scoreless tie with a power-play goal 56 seconds into the second period. Dustin Brown found open ice in front of the net and took a nice centering pass from Mike Richards. Smith made the initial stop but Brown poked at the puck and pushed it over the line. Anze Kopitar also got an assist.
Kings 2, Coyotes 0: The Kings took a two-goal lead with 4:37 remaining in the second period. Off a 3-on-2 break, Kevin Westgarth carried the puck up the right side, then fed a tape-to-tape, cross-ice pass to Kyle Clifford at the top of the left circle. Clifford fired a shot past Smith to give the Kings a 2-0 lead. Matt Greene also got an assist.
End of period: Shots were 9-7 in favor of the Kings in the second period. The Kings went 1-for-3 on the power play and did not face a penalty kill.

FIRST PERIOD
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Coyotes’ Mike Smith.
End of period: The Coyotes outshot the Kings 11-8, but the Kings arguably had the best two chances of the period. Trevor Lewis nearly scored a shorthanded goal and Phoenix goalie Mike Smith stopped Dustin Brown from point-blank range late. The Kings will be on the power play for the first 1:44 of the second period.

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