Kings Sink Sharks In Game Seven


Published on May 29 2013 6:31 am
Last Updated on May 29 2013 6:31 am
Written by Millie Lange

Kings Sink Sharks In Game Seven

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Justin Williams scored a pair of goals less than three minutes apart in the second period and the Kings made it stand up in a 2-1 win over the Sharks in Game Seven of the Western Conference semifinals. Williams says they have a long way to go.

Jonathan Quick turned away 25 shots for Los Angeles, which is aiming to be the first back-to-back Western Conference champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 2008 and 2009. The home team won all seven games of the series. Los Angeles will meet the winner of Wednesday night's Game Seven between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. Dan Boyle cut into the Kings' lead with a goal in the third period for San Jose.  Antti Niemi turned away 16 shots in the season-ending defeat.


Avalanche Name Roy New Coach

(Denver, CO) -- Patrick Roy is in place as the new head coach of the Colorado Avalanche.  The legendary goaltender was formally introduced Tuesday and says he's excited to begin a new chapter in his career,

Roy will also serve as the club's vice president of hockey operations.  He replaces coach Joe Sacco, who was fired after the season. The team says Roy is going to help Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic in all player personnel decisions. Roy spent eight seasons with the Avs, leading them to a pair of Stanley Cup titles.


Tuesday, May 28 Scoreboard

NHL Playoffs

Los Angeles Kings 2, San Jose Sharks 1
(Kings win best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals tied, 4-3)

Wednesday, May 29 Schedule (Time Central)

NHL Playoffs

7:00 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks
(Best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals tied, 3-3)