Game 7: Los Angeles at Anaheim
Los Angeles Kings at Anaheim Ducks
Saturday, February 2, 2013, 7:30 pm
Referees: #12 Justin St. Pierre, #95 Jonny Murray
Linesmen: #56 Mark Wheler, #23 Brad Watson
LAK scratches: F Brad Richardson, D Andrew Bodnarchuk, F Dwight King
LAK starting lineup: G Jonathan Quick, D Rob Scuderi, D Drew Doughty, LW Dustin Penner, C Mike Richards, RW Jeff Carter
ANA scratches: F Brad Staubitz, D Sami Vatanen, F Rickard Rakell
ANA starting lineup: G Jonas Hiller, D Francois Beauchemin, D Sheldon Souray, LW Andrew Cogliano, C Saku Koivu, RW Daniel Winnik
1) ANA – Bonino (1) (Etem), 2:30
2) ANA – Bonino (2) (Etem, Allen), 5:49
3) LAK PPG – Brown (2) PPG (Kopitar, Doughty), 9:15
4) LAK – Stoll (1) (Gagne, Voynov), 9:49
5) ANA – Getzlaf (3) (Perry), 13:30
SOG: LAK – 11, ANA – 11
PP: LAK – 1/2, ANA – 0/0
First intermission notes: A Bryan Allen roughing call at 20:00 will give Los Angeles a 5-on-3 power play for 50 seconds to begin the second period. The line of Clifford-Fraser-Nolan was a combined minus-9 in the first period. Jonathan Bernier, who made his NHL debut against Anaheim as a 19-year old in 2007, replaced Jonathan Quick, who allowed two goals on three shots. This is Bernier’s first appearance versus Anaheim since December 26, 2010, a 4-1 win over the Ducks in Los Angeles. Including the first period, he has stopped 51 of 54 career shots against Anaheim. Long Beach native Emerson Etem, who was selected 29th overall when Staples Center hosted the NHL Draft in 2010, recorded his first two career NHL points in the first period. This is his third NHL game.
6) LAK PPG – Brown (3) (Doughty, Richards), 1:15
7) ANA PPG – Souray (2), 9:35
8 ) LAK – Williams (1) (Gagne), 14:12
9) ANA PPG – Palmieri (4) (Koivu, Sbisa), 16:14
SOG: LAK – 11-15-X=26; ANA – 11-6-X=17
PP: LAK – 2/4 (1/2 in second period); ANA – 2/2 (2/2 in second period)
Second intermission notes: Justin Williams has a game-high eight shots. Dustin Brown ranks second with five. No other skater on either team has more than three shots. Kings opponents have blocked more shots than the Kings in every game this season; the Ducks have out-blocked the Kings 13-5 tonight. Mike Richards has won two of eight faceoffs.
Update: On the Kings’ fourth goal, scored by Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll’s assist has been taken away.
10) ANA PPG – Bonino (3) (Ryan, Sbisa), 8:39
11) ANA ENG – Selanne (3), (Bonino, Ryan), 17:54
SOG: LAK – 11-15-8=34; ANA-11-6-8=25
PP: LAK – 2/4 (0/0 in the third period); ANA – 3/4 (1/2 in the third period)
Final: Anaheim 7, Los Angeles 4
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