Game 9: Los Angeles at Nashville - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings (3-3-2) at Nashville Predators (4-2-3)
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 7:00 pm (CT)
Bridgestone Arena

Referees: #16 Brian Pochmara, #4 Wes McCauley
Linesmen: #88 Mike Cvik, #95 Jonny Murray

LAK scratches: F Brad Richardson, F Dustin Penner, D Andrew Campbell
LAK starting lineup: G Jonathan Quick, D Rob Scuderi, D Drew Doughty, LW Dustin Brown, C Anze Kopitar, RW Justin Williams

NAS scratches: F Brian McGrattan, F Matt Halischuk
NAS starting lineup: G Pekka Rinne, D Scott Hannan, D Shea Weber, LW Sergei Kostitsyn, C Mike Fisher, RW Martin Erat

First Period
1) NAS – Gabriel Bourque (2) (David Legwand, Kevin Klein), 2:54

SOG: LAK – 8, NAS – 7
PP: LAK – 0/0, NAS- 0/1

First intermission notes: Gabriel Bourque had four shots in 5:38 of ice time; no other skater on either team had more than one shot.

Second Period
2) NAS – Colin Wilson (2) (Kevin Klein, Brandon Yip), 7:01
3) NAS PPG – Colin Wilson (3) (Shea Weber, Mike Fisher), 13:02

SOG: LAK – 8-20-X=28; NAS – 5-7-X=12
PP: LAK – 0/2; NAS – 1/2

Second intermission notes: Shea Weber’s assist was his first point of the season. Paul Gaustad is playing in his 500th career game. The Kings have won 17 of 46 faceoffs (37%); in the win over Columbus on Tuesday, they won 22 of 59 faceoffs (39%). Gaustad has won 12 of 16 faceoffs.

SOG: LAK – 32, NAS – 14

Final: Nashville Predators 3, Los Angeles Kings 0

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