The Vancouver Canucks will travel to Los Angeles for Game 3 to take on the Kings on Sunday night. The Kings shocked the NHL by defeating the Canucks in Vancouver twice by the score of 4-2 in both games. In Game 1, it was Mike Richards that led the Kings to victory as he got a goal and 2 assists. In Game 2, it was Dustin Brown who led the Kings to victory with 2 short-handed goals and an assist. Jonathan Quick have been solid for the Kings as he have stopped 70 of 74 shots that were fired at him. The Canucks will start Cory Schneider in net for Game 3. There’s a good chance that the 8th seeded Los Angeles Kings can upset the 1st seed and the Presidents’ Trophy Winner, the Vancouver Canucks. One of the reason is because the Canucks won’t have Daniel Sedin for Game 3 and Game 4 and most likely the rest of this series. But there’s hope for the Canucks because the Kings have lost 5 straight home playoff games. The Kings lost all 3 home games to the San Jose Sharks last year in the playoffs and they lost their last 2 home games against these Vancouver Canucks. On another note, the Kings have struggled to score in the regular season but they’re scoring a lot in the playoffs. For the Canucks, they scored a lot in the regular season but now they’re struggling to score in the playoffs. For my prediction, I think the Kings will snap their 5 game home playoff losing streak as they’ll take a 3-0 series lead by blanking the Canucks 5-2.
Vancouver Canucks-Los Angeles Kings Game 3 Preview
April 14, 2012 8:29 pm EDT by