Unless you’re one of the 13 people that watched Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings, you missed this little diddy.
Instead of dumping the puck into the Kings’ zone, Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris decided to let one rip at the net. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick wasn’t (say it with me) quick enough. You can’t really tell if Quick, who is quickly becoming one of the best American goalies, saw it off the stick, but the reaction time wasn’t where it needed to be. The goal tied the game at 1-1.
The thing I’m wondering is how Derek Morris is still young enough to play hockey. It was a good 20 years ago when he was sinking Mr. Belding in a dunk tank and scheduling a fishing trip with his son Zack.
GLENDALE, Ariz. It was a knife to the gut for every Kings fan who was sure Jonathan Quick had ended their goaltending nightmares and freed them from screaming aloud at the mention of names like Roman Cechmanek, Dan Cloutier and Robb Stauber.
Quick yielded a goal from the red line Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference finals, a shocking development on several levels. First...
If only every center ice slapshot produced results like this!
During the NHL playoffs, you don’t expect ridiculous shots from halfway down the ice to find the back of the net. Watch as Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris nails this crazy knucklepuck from center ice on the usually reliable Jonathan Quick. Maybe the Coyotes should have attempted more long-range shots seeing...
During Game 1 of the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes Western conference finals playoff match-up, Jonathan Quick finally looked human. Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris got a lucky bounce and was able to put the puck past Quick from center ice. I’m sure Quick wasn;t given too much flack following the game as the Kings went on to win 4-2.
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Derek Morris beats the NHL's top 2012 playoff goalie, LA King Jonathan Quick, from center ice in Game 1.
Kings won 4-2.
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PHOENIX After Jordan Nolan appeared in his first NHL game and Dwight King had made his 2011-12 season debut in a 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders on February 11, the Kings were five games into a season-long six-game roadtrip with just one win to their credit. Los Angeles had both scored and conceded 124 goals 57 games deep into a season in which they had mostly treaded...
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings third round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff series the Western Conference Finals -- versus the Phoenix Coyotes is as follows, the Kings and the National Hockey League announced Saturday night (some of this information was announced on Thursday).
Kings at Phoenix
Sunday, May 13
TV: NBCSN, TSN, RDS
Kings at Phoenix
Phoenix, Ariz. For the first time since midway through the first round, the Los Angeles Kings faced a decent dose of adversity.
Leading 1-0 midway through the first period and thoroughly controlling the run of play, veteran Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris let loose a 99-foot slapshot from the red line that eluded Jonathan Quick to tie the game at one. Recalling playoff memories...
PHOENIX -- All that was missing was the howl.
The Diamondbacks staged their own "WhiteOut" in support of the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday, wearing white t-shirts with the open-jawed Coyotes logo on the front during batting practice and pregame work.
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, also a hockey guy, wore the t-shirt to his pregame media briefing.
The two teams seem to have...
#3 Phoenix Coyotes vs. #8 Los Angeles KingsRegular Season Series: Tied 3-3The Lead Up:The Western Conference Finals will be an All-Pacific affair with the Los Angels Kings battling the Phoenix Coyotes. The Coyotes and Kings were not expected to make it this deep in the playoffs, and to the surprise of many have made it to this point in dominating fashion.The Kings have eliminated...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Dwight King scored his second goal of the game into an empty net and the Los Angeles Kings opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday night to remain unbeaten on the road in the playoffs.
The Kings dominated early despite a week off and outshot Phoenix 48-27.
Anze Kopitar scored 4 minutes in, Dustin Brown had...
The Los Angeles Kings are the new favorite to win the Stanley Cup, according to online sports book Bovada. Odds may vary depending which betting outlook you check, but at least one large site has shifted their odds in favor of the Kings taking home the ultimate prize.
For Kings fans this news might be bittersweet. While they might feel the team has finally received some overdue...
The Phoenix Coyotes will be hosting the Los Angeles Kings tonight in the first game of the Western Conference Finals.
The puck will drop shortly after 8:00pm ET and can be watched on NBCSN, TSN and RDS.
Most of expect a close, low-scoring game tonight plus the ice conditions may be a factor. Reports are the temperature nearing 105 degrees, but of course it is a dry heat.
Last night, the Los Angeles Kings jumped out to a 1-0 series lead over the Phoenix Coyotes. In doing so, the Kings improved to an astonishing 6-0 on the road, and 9-1 overall during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Kings have had a stellar defense all season long and now seem to be clicking on the offensive side of the puck.The offensive wheels have started turning for the Kings...
If you've been with us since the first round of picks, we'll quickly acknowledge that our prediction record might not be the best but we're going to continue with another round of selections.
We're officially at the halfway point in the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and only four teams remain for the chance to lift Lord Stanley. In the Western Conference, the...
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