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October 22, 2011 7:28 pm

Game 7: Kings 1, Stars 0 (FINAL)

It’s a Saturday night at Staples Center, with the call on Fox Sports West and 1150-AM and affiliates, and with all the game updates here as well…

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Raycroft.
Kings 1, Stars 0: The scoreless tie was finally broken with 4:58 remaining in the third period. Mike Richards won an offensive-zone faceoff back to Rob Scuderi, who passed left. Jack Johnson fired a high, one-time slap shot through traffic and beat Raycroft to give the Kings a 1-0 lead.
End of game: Jonathan Quick set a Kings franchise record with his third consecutive shutout and Jack Johnson recorded his third game-winning goal of the season.

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Raycroft.
End of period: Another scoreless period is in the books, but it’s been entertaining, with the teams trading quality scoring chances. Fittingly, the shot total is close, with the Stars holding a 21-19 edge. The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill in the period.

In goal: It is Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Stars’ Andrew Raycroft.
End of period: The Stars outshot the Kings 10-9 in a period devoid of power plays. There was a fight, as Mike Richards battled Steve Ott late in the period.

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