Sports Now

Sports news from Los Angeles and beyond

« Previous Post | Sports Now Home | Next Post »

Kings-Canucks after two: still 1-1

The second period at Staples Center was fairly quiet, and neither team could score.

The Canucks had a four-on-three power play for 10 seconds early in the period and a five-on-four advantage after that but managed only one real challenge, a redirect by Steve Bernier that goaltender Jonathan Quick repelled with his stick.

The Kings killed off a penalty called on Jarret Stoll at 10:47 for holding the stick.

Through two periods, the Kings had an 18-10 edge in shots.

The arena was far from full, continuing a trend in this young season. The Kings have sold out only one of their first six home games -- heir opener. October is typically a slow month for most NHL teams, and that factor, combined with the still wobbly economy and a Thursday night game that would keep fans out late on a work and/or school night, produced lots of empty seats. There's probably still a lot of skepticism about the Kings out there, too, despite the team's strong start this season

More later at www.latimes.com/sports

-- Helene Elliott 

 
Comments  ()

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video


About the Reporters
Sports Now is written by the entire Sports department of the L.A. Times.



Tweets and retweets from L.A. Times staff writers.

Categories


Archives
 


Bleacher Report | Los Angeles

Reader contributions from Times partner Bleacher Report

More on Bleacher Report »




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: