Game 5: Kings 2, Canucks 1 (FINAL, OT)

Can the Vancouver Canucks still alive on home ice, or will the Kings join the group of teams that have advanced to the second round of the playoffs? All the action is on Fox Sports, 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 2, Canucks 1: The Kings won the game, and the series, 4:27 into overtime. After a neutral-zone collision Trevor Lewis poked the puck ahead and Jarret Stoll picked up the puck and started a 2-on-1 with Dwight King. Stoll kept the puck and scored on a wrist shot from the left circle.

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Schneider.
Kings 1, Canucks 1: After a failed power play early in the period, the Kings tied the game at the 3:21 mark. Drew Doughty showed some nice puck-handling skills as he carried it down low, then fed a centering pass through the crease. Brad Richardson crashed the front of the net and knocked in the puck from close range.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Canucks 13-9 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and did not have a penalty kill. The Kings outshot the Canucks 31-25 in regulation, and the game heads to overtime for the first time in this series.

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Schneider.
End of period: Shots were 10-10 in the scoreless period. The Kings did not have a power play and went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. Both goalies were strong, including Quick’s save on Daniel Sedin’s breakaway with under three minutes remaining in the period.

Officials: Chris Rooney, Brad Meier (referees); Tim Nowak, Pierre Racicot (linesmen).
Lineups: Kyle Clifford, Davis Drewiske, Andrei Loktionov and Kevin Westgarth are the Kings’ scratches.
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Canucks’ Cory Schneider.
Canucks 1, Kings 0: After the Kings failed to score on two early power plays, the Canucks scored on their second power play, with 5:56 remaining in the period. The Kings lost coverage a couple times after a failed clear attempt, first when Daniel Sedin got the puck in the corner alone, then when he walked the puck toward the net and found Henrik Sedin all alone to the left of the net for a tap-in goal. Dan Hamhuis also picked up an assist.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Canucks 8-6 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-2 on the power play and 1-for-2 on the penalty kill. Schneider stopped Anze Kopitar on a breakaway attempt at the end of the period.

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