Colorado Avalanche 2, Los Angeles Kings 1 (OT)
SOG: LAK – 27, COL – 26
PP: LAK – 0/2, COL – 0/4
LAK starters: G Jonathan Quick, D Jake Muzzin, D Drew Doughty, LW Dustin Brown, C Anze Kopitar, RW Devin Setoguchi
5:00: 3-on-3 happiness for a Frozen Fury that apparently doesn’t want to end just yet apparently.
4:30: Gabriel Landeskog pull drags both Doughty and Quick and scores. To the tunnel.
20:00: And they’re off.
19:46: Doughty’s shot from right point deflected by Brown but skitters away.
15:58: Colorado bobbles puck on clear 3-on-2 attempt. Martinez was in there as well to help swipe puck away from harm’s way.
14:06: Drew Doughty hip check alert — on Vogelhuber — and it gets the crowd’s approval.
11:20: “My Own Worst Enemy” bit Lit karaoke’d by the crowd.
9:54: Doughty takes a shot to the skate and is shaking it off. Seems OK.
9:54: A job well done by the Kings video production staff, a farewell to Vegas and Frozen Fury tribute with “My Way” by Frank Sinatra playing in the background. It ends fittingly with JR’s dance.
6:10: Duchene hits Muzzin up high at the boards to the left of Quick. Martinez comes in for a hit on Duchene. Muzzin looks a little shaken up.
6:00: PENALTY COL. Duchene for elbowing. See above.
4:40: Muzzin back out on the ice for some PP time, he creeps down into circles for a nice scoring chance which is denied by Varlamov.
2:10: Colorado pulls Varlamov with faceoff coming in Kings’ zone to Quick’s right.
1:14: COL GOAL. 1-1. Grigorenko beats Quick with wrister from top of left circle through traffic.
0:00: To OT we go.
18:27: Back from radio land with Nick Nickson. What’d I miss?
17:30: Cody McLeod rings a shot of the post behind Quick.
17:13: PENALTY LAK. Martinez for interference.
15:13: Kings PK now 2-for-2.
11:28: Well, Tyler Toffoli just checked Fedor Tyutin nearly out of the rink as a door pops open on the boards to the left of Varlamov. That’s a new one. Everyone is OK. Carry on.
10:24: Lewis really buzzing with Kempe and King. It results in a Kempe shot in close going off Varlamov’s pad to Lewis, who makes a deke but is denied by Varlamov’s glove. A noteworthy forecheck there by all players. Lewis has looked strong tonight.
8:55: PENALTY LAK. Setoguchi gets a four-minute double-minor for high-sticking Trent Vogelhuber along boards near penalty boxes. He’s arguing that his stick was lifted by a Colorado player and he might be right.
7:50: Duchene floats a puck from the side of the net into Quick’s equipment and as the puck bounces to the slot Carl Soderberg has a wide-open look but Quick gets a piece of it.
5:38: Toffoli gets a shorthanded breakaway and goes to his backhand. Varlamov looks behind him but it’s not in. (Crowd groans).
1:59: GOAL LAK. 1-0. Welcome back, Carter. Jeff Carter flies a wrister by Varlamov from the high right slot to opposite side high. We finally have a goal, folks. Assists go to Doughty and Muzzin.
0:00: 1-0 after 40 minutes. 20 minutes left in the preseason. Carter’s goal and the Kings’ perfect PK the story right now.
20:00: Frozen Fury finale, go. Very nice anthems here in Vegas.
15:05: Computer failure to start the game. Just my luck. But SOG 1-1.
14:19: Lewis just offsides on what would have been a 3-on-2 break.
13:11: Not a whole lot doing in the game right now, but will say the crowd seems much bigger today than yesterday.
12:40: Quick with the best save of the night so far with Colorado moving puck from behind net to front with McNabb stick-less.
11:50: Doughty, Muzzin trade shots from the point in first shift of the game with any sustained zone time for LA.
10:50: Setoguchi finds himself in the right place, sneaking behind COL D and goes in on a break but Varlamov makes a nice right pad save.
7:39: Lewis puts together a nice shift, comes down left wing but backhanded bid goes over net. He knocks Varlamov’s stick out cutting around net and has another chance from right side but Varlamov has it. Media timeout.
4:57: Kings struggling a bit the last few minutes in getting pucks out of their zone on breakouts, a few misses to clear the puck just a few feet inside the blue line. No goals surrendered, but caught running.
4:13: PENALTY COL. Ben Smith for hooking Kempe. Youngster made a slick move with three players around him while bringing puck into zone.
2:13: Colorado kills that one quite easily.
0:53: PENALTY LAK. Dustin Brown for hooking.
0:34: Rebounds in front of Quick, crowd ignites as he saves them all.
0:00: 0-0 after 1.