Game 2: Kings 4, Canucks 2 (FINAL)

Will the series go to Los Angeles tied, or can the Kings pull out another one? It’s the Kings and the Vancouver Canucks in Game 2, with all the action on KCOP Ch. 13, on NBC Sports Network and on 1150-AM and affiliates, with all the game updates here as well…

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Luongo.
Kings 3, Canucks 1: The Kings took a two-goal lead with a power-play goal at the 8:30 mark of the period. The Kings got traffic in front of Luongo, and Jarret Stoll took a close-range shot. Luongo made the stop but couldn’t cover the puck. Dustin Brown poked at the puck as it crossed the goal line. Brown was initially credited with the goal, but it was given to Stoll after the game.
Kings 4, Canucks 1: Trevor Lewis’ goal, with 5:09 remaining in the period, gave the Kings a three-goal lead. The Canucks killed a Kings power play, but the Kings scored nine seconds later, as Lewis picked up his own rebound, went around the back of the net with speed and scored on a wraparound. Dustin Penner picked up an assist.
Kings 4, Canucks 2: Vancouver made it a two-goal game with 3:38 remaining. Keith Ballard took a shot that got deflected on its way to the net, but Samuel Pahlsson picked up the pick near the right circle and scored quickly. Mason Raymond also picked up an assist.
End of period: The Canucks outshot the Kings 47-27 but the Kings claimed the Game 2 victory.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Luongo.
Kings 1, Canucks 1: Vancouver tied the game just 17 seconds into the first period. Jannik Hansen was allowed to get to the front of the Kings’ net, several feet clear of any Kings defenseman, and deflected a long-range shot from Henrik Sedin past Quick.
Kings 2, Canucks 1: Dustin Brown’s second shorthanded goal of the game gave the Kings the lead again 5:17 into the period. Brown controlled the puck in the neutral zone, skated in alone against Luongo with speed, moved the puck to his backhand and scored the unassisted goal from close range.
End of period: The Canucks outshot the Kings 15-6 in the period. The Kings did not have a power play and went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill, with a shorthanded goal.

FIRST PERIOD
Officials: Chris Lee, Wes McCauley (referees); Derek Amell, Scott Cherrey (linesmen).
Lineups: Kyle Clifford, Davis Drewiske, Brad Richardson and Kevin Westgarth are the Kings’ scratches.
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Canucks’ Roberto Luongo.
Kings 1, Canucks 0: The Kings took the lead with a shorthanded goal with nine seconds remaining in the period. Anze Kopitar picked off a pass in the offensive zone and took the puck to the net. Luongo made a nice stop, but the puck remained free. Dustin Brown picked it up in the right circle and, with three Vancouver bodies around the net, shot and scored.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Canucks 11-10 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill, with a shorthanded goal.

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