The Los Angeles Kings shutout the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden 3-0 on Monday night.
The long awaited Rangers fans didn’t even get to hear the buzzer go off as the Kings dominated with a 3-0 win to take a 3-0 series lead.
Shots 15- 32
Power Plays 1/4- 0/6
Hits 18- 25
Faceoff Wins 25- 23
Giveaways 7- 11
Takeaways 6- 8
Blocked Shots 20- 11
It was a goal a period for the Kings.
The first period goal came from a wrist shot by Jeff Carter, with assists to Justin WIlliams and Slava Voynov.
The second period goal came from Jake Muzzin, a snap shot on a power play, with the assists to Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik.
The third period goal came from a snap shot by Mike Richards, with the assist to Kyle Clifford.
The win put the Kings in a standing to be one win away from the 2014 Stanley Cup. The Kings lost Game 4 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, when they were up 3-0, but won in Game 6.
The 2014 Stanley Cup Final’s Game 5 is on Wednesday, June 11, 5: 00 p.m at Madison Square Garden.
The Kings Robyn Regehr, whose been injured since Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks series, still hasn’t returned to the Kings line-up even but says he is close.
The Rangers may have Daniel Carcillo, former King who was traded earlier this year, amy return to the line-up after his six game suspension from the league.Tags: Hockey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Kings, NHL