Found May 13, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
The Kings dominated most of the game and the final score of 4-2 was not really reflective of the play. The Kings fired 48 shots at Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith while Phoenix managed to get 27 shots on Jonathan Quick. Here is Dustin Brown’s game-winning goal which came early in the 3rd period.

Kings' Quick remains good despite bad goal

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...

Coyotes' Derek Morris beats Jonathan Quick from 100 feet in Game 1

Derek Morris beats the NHL's top 2012 playoff goalie, LA King Jonathan Quick, from center ice in Game 1. Kings won 4-2. Every time you check twitter or facebook, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Coyotes Defenseman Scores on Jonathan Quick From Center Ice

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. via NHL Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Coyotes player scores from center ice

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...

Coyotes must adjust for Kings' top line

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Right now, there is no stopping the Los Angeles Kings' top line. There is only limiting it, or trying to anyway. The Coyotes learned that the hard way Sunday night, dropping Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 4-2 and now face the challenge of finding a way to counteract the red-hot line of Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams. The line combined...

Puck Drunk Love's Playoff Predictions - 3rd Round

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 Los...

Western Conference Finals Preview

#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...

Playoff Preview: Phoenix Coyotes (3) vs. Los Angeles Kings (8)

Photo Credit: Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times The 2011-12 Western Conference Final will feature a matchup of two Pacific Division teams, the Los Angeles Kings and the Phoenix Coyotes. Los Angeles hasn’t been to the Western Conference final since 1993. The Phoenix Coyotes have never been there. Suffice it to say, this is pretty much uncharted territory for the current incarnations...

Kings thriving away from home

It is well-known that, to win the playoffs, you need to be a quality road team. The Los Angeles Kings have taken that to new extremes after their Game 1 victory in Phoenix.Prior to last night, no NHL team had ever won their first six road playoff games in a single postseason. The Kings pulled off that feat in impressive fashion last night. Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar led the...

Derek Morris goal from center ice

In tonight's Western Conference Final game between the Phoenix Coyotes and  Los Angeles Kings game, Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris scored an improvable goal on Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick from center ice. Quick has been almost unbeatable through two rounds in the playoffs. This just proves that there is nothing bad about a shot on goal. Related articles...

Vote: Who Will Win This Season's Stanley Cup?

The NHL's down to the final four. The Los Angeles Kings, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils are the only team's left in contention to raise Lord Stanley's Cup this season. There have been plenty of upsets and a whole lot of drama during these 2012 NHL playoffs, but there's likely much more to come as the conference and Stanley Cup finals move...

Which Players Deserve A Stanley Cup Ring The Most?

There are four teams remaining in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. However, only one team will be able to hoist the Cup and get their rings and names etched on hockey's Holy Grail. At this point in the playoffs each team believes they deserve that right, and the team that actually endures the marathon that is the NHL playoffs will have earned that right.However, on each roster their...
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