Coyotes Vs. Kings, NHL Playoffs 2012 Game 1: Los Angeles Wins 4-2

The Los Angeles Kings are keeping the run going in the Western Conference Finals, as they took Game 1 in Phoenix from the Coyotes.

The Kings beat third-seeded Phoenix thanks to a huge Dustin Brown goal to put them up 3-2 2:19 into the third period.


They then got a clinching goal on an empty netter in the final seconds.


Los Angeles dominated shots on goal, getting 47 for the Kings as opposed to 27 for the Coyotes. The Kings generally controlled the possession and the offensive opportunities. King had an earlier goal, and Anze Kopitar had the first goal of the game for L.A.

You can talk about the Kings being in the Western Conference Finals with Jewels From The Crown (our LA Kings SB Nation NHL site), and see how Coyotes fans feel about being in that position at Five For Howling (our Phoenix Coyotes SB Nation NHL site).

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