Live Blog: Los Angeles vs Arizona - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings 4, Arizona Coyotes 1

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20:00: In the next world war / In a jack knifed juggernaut / I am born again
18:48: GOAL LAK. 3-0. Three Coyotes get caught near the boards, Goligoski is handcuffed by a loose puck, and Toffoli puts it near the goalmouth, where Carter has enough strength to deposit it into an open net.
3:17: ARI PENALTY. Keller for tripping Brown.
15:31: PPG LAK. 4-0. Cammalleri deflects Muzzin’s point shot past Domingue. Two goals, seven points in four preseason games for Muzzin.
10:45: PENALTY LAK. Doughty for interference.
9:23: More good use of the stick while defending by L.A. Noticeable the last two games.
9:06: PPG ARI. 4-1, LAK. Keller on the doorstep off a nice diagonal feed by Domi. Good job by Hjalmarsson to knock down a puck at the blue line, keeping the power play zone time alive.
7:32: Impressive Kopitar protection-and-quick-release from the center of the ice catches the underside of the crossbar and stays out.
7:27: PENALTY LAK. Cammalleri for tripping.
5:27: Evens.
1:45: Stepan appeared to have an open look off a cross-slot pass, but Carter might’ve gotten a stick on his pullback, disrupting his shot attempt. The puck skids into the corner.
1:12: Forbort wrists one high on a breakaway. You read that correctly.
0:28: Kempe vs Kempe shift. Some words, smiles exchanged. Andreoff also looked to be involved.
0:00: The Kings are 4-1-1 in the preseason and will conclude their exhibition slate against Anaheim at Staples Center on Saturday night.

20:00: And we’re off.
18:18: Good shoulder save by Quick on noted regicide enthusiast Tobias Rieder.
17:09: PENALTY ARI. Richardson for slashing.
16:48: Nice burst by Pearson, who sidesteps a flat-footed Demers but snaps the puck wide from close range. Impressive play at a high speed.
15:55: Heavy power play pressure by Muzzin, Martinez, Cammalleri, Pearson, Brodzinski.
15:25: Domingue knocks down a point shot that trickles into the blue paint. Carter is tied up on the play, and Kopitar snaps the rebound into his back. Good scoring chance.
12:40: Well, that’s attacking in a five-man unit. On a five-on-two, a drop pass to Carter ends a play as Perlini back checks and ties up Carter’s stick.
11:29: Shore, Clifford two-on-one. Shore’s pass upon entering the zone is behind Clifford. No scoring chance.
10:58: Strong Quick kick save on Rieder’s one-timer.
9:55: Doughty gets a stick on a long Quick rebound to deny any Coyote opportunity to bury it.
6:25: Good hustle by Forbort, who sprints back after getting caught up ice to end a contested two-on-one.
5:04: Nice no-look Carter-to-Pearson dish after a Coyotes zone exiting turnover. Good save by Domingue.
4:37: Futurama Theme by Dieter Ruehle.
3:57: GOAL LAK. Martinez uses speed to gain a step on Perlini, drives to the corner, backhands the puck towards the crease, where it deflects off Brown to a net-crashing Cammalleri. He puts it between Domingue’s legs and inside the near post. Delayed goal light and horn, but it’s clearly a good goal.
0:02: Stepan slapshot from the high slot gloved by Quick.
0:00: Dos a cero es dos a cero.

20:00: Underway from Downtown L.A.
17:42: Fantenberg stripped by Crouse after waiting a moment too long on attempted breakout, but it doesn’t lead to anything.
16:36: Brown fires wide on a two-on-one with a clear path to the net. Also had Brodzinski as an option to his right, but he made the correct decision to shoot.
14:55: Outstanding Forbort poke check disrupts a Keller shot off a goal line feed from Fischer. Ends a Grade-A opportunity. Keller a player to watch as a potential Calder Trophy candidate.
12:42: Big Domingue save on a high-grade Toffoli look from the low slot after Carter weathers a big hit behind the net to keep the puck alive.
11:05: Good use of sticks by L.A. in their defensive zone to disrupt plays, passing lanes.
6:21: PENALTY ARI. Offensive zone slashing on Fischer.
4:51: PENALTY ARI. Mario Kempe for slashing. Another Kempe penalty?!
4:41: Doughty’s straight away point blast is tipped by Brown, but Domingue makes the save without allowing a rebound.
4:07: PPG LAK. Doughty from just above the left faceoff dot beats Domingue with a top shelf, far post wristshot that sneaks in under the crossbar.
2:27: PENALTY ARI. Rieder for tripping.
1:56: PENALTY LAK. Interference on Carter.
1:39: Lewis wrister from the mid-slot turned away by Domingue. Good look, good release, better save.
0:00: That’ll do, pig.

-As would be expected, Kopitar is wearing the C (duh), and Carter and Doughty are once again wearing A’s.

-Kuemper is backing Quick up.

-Kings starting lineup: G Jonathan Quick, D Derek Forbort, D Drew Doughty, LW Dustin Brown, C Anze Kopitar, RW Jonny Brodzinski

-Referees: #8 Dave Jackson, #41 Cameron Voss; Linesmen: #73 Vaughan Rody, #74 Lonnie Cameron