Ducks beat Kings 3-2 in overtime
ANAHEIM -- In their final tuneup game before Saturday's regular-season opener, the Kings took on the Anaheim Ducks and lost 3-2 in overtime in a preseason game Sunday night at Honda Center.
Corey Perry scored a first-period power-play goal for the Ducks. The second period was scoreless. Ryan Getzlaf scored a third-period goal for the Ducks. Justin Williams
scored a third-period shorthanded goal for the Kings and Jack Johnson
tied the game with 2:43 remaining.
Teemu Selanne scored the winner, on the power play, 1:03 into overtime,
, who was named the No. 2 goalie earlier in the day, started in goal for the Kings against Anaheim's Jonas Hiller.
The Ducks started the scoring with a 5-on-3 goal, 3:16 into the first period. Bobby Ryan centered the puck from the right corner and Perry won a scramble in front and beat Bernier from close range.
The Kings had a 5-on-3 advantage early in the third period, but Alexei Ponikarovsky
then took an offensive-zone penalty. The Ducks got a 4-on-4 goal, as Getzlaf made a great stretch pass, then jumped back into the play and scored. Brendan Mikkelson shot from the right side and Getzlaf scored on the rebound before Bernier could slide across.
The Kings got on the scoreboard with a shorthanded goal with 4:10 remaining. Hiller tried to push the puck behind the net, but Williams stole it and scored on a wraparound.
The Kings tied the game with 2:43 remaining in regulation. Jack Johnson
's long-range wrist shot appeared to get deflected at least once, and sneaked through Hiller's pads to tie the game 2-2.
Selanne scored the game-winner 1:03 into overtime, after the Kings were whistled for too many men on the ice. Getzlaf made a sharp cross-ice pass to Selanne, who scored from the left circle before Bernier could slide across.