April 2, 2012 7:20 pm

Game 80: Kings 2, Oilers 0 (FINAL)

For the second time in less than 75 hours, it’s the Kings against the Edmonton Oilers. All the action is on Prime Ticket and on 870-AM, with all the game updates here as well…

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Dubnyk.
Kings 1, Oilers 0: The Kings broke the scoreless tie 34 seconds into the third period. Anze Kopitar held the puck behind the net, then passed to Slava Voynov at the top of the right circle. Dubnyk got a piece of Voynov’s one-time slap shot, but the puck trickled past him and into the net. Brad Richardson also picked up an assist.
Kings 2, Oilers 0: The Kings got an insurance goal with 2:32 remaining. After Ales Hemsky’s shot went wide and rimmed hard around the boards, Mike Richards picked it up and started a 2-on-1 with Dwight King. Richards kept the puck near the boards, then fed a pass to King, who scored on a one-timer from close range.
End of period: Jonathan Quick recorded his 10th shutout of the season as the Kings outshot the Oilers 37-19.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Dubnyk.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Oilers 13-6 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-2 on the power play and did not face a penalty kill. The Kings will be on the power play for the first 18 seconds of the third period.

FIRST PERIOD
Officials: Tim Peel, Mike Leggo (referees); Shane Heyer, Vaughan Rody (linesmen).
Lineups: Jeff Carter, Davis Drewiske and Kevin Westgarth are the Kings’ scratches.
In goal: It will be the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Oilers’ Devan Dubnyk.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Oilers 14-8 in the scoreless, penalty-free period. Dustin Brown had the best chance of the period when he hit the post with 9:37 remaining. The fourth line got a loud ovation from the home crowd after a shift late in the period, which included a Jordan Nolan deflection that hit the post.

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