Game 3: Kings 1, Canucks 0 (FINAL)

Can the Kings get a playoff win at home, or will the first-round series get tighter? It’s the Kings and the Vancouver Canucks in Game 3, with all the action on Fox Sports West, on NBC Sports Network and on 1150-AM and affiliates, with all the game updates here as well…

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Schneider.
Kings 1, Canucks 0: The Kings broke the scoreless tie 6:30 into the third period. Justin Williams’ medium-range shot was save, but the rebound kicked directly to Dustin Brown, who was all alone to the right of the net. Brown knocked the puck past Schneider before he could slide across. Anze Kopitar also picked up an assist.
End of period: The Canucks outshot the Kings 41-20, but the Kings took a 3-0 series lead.

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Schneider.
End of period: The Canucks outshot the Kings 13-6 in the scoreless period. The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill.

Officials: Kelly Sutherland, Kevin Pollock (referees); Mark Wheler, Jay Sharrers (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’ Cory Schneider.
End of period: The Canucks outshot the Kings 11-5 in the period. The Kings did not record their first shot on goal until more than 12 minutes into the game. The Kings went 0-for-2 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.

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