Kings vs. Coyotes: Game 5 Highlights, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

May 22nd, 2012 by Richard Langford Leave a reply »
The LA Kings are on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1993.

It wasn't easy, but they won 4-3 on the strength of a goal by Brad Richardson 17:42 into overtime in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals at the Coyotes' Arena on Tuesday night. 

The Coyotes certainly made them earn it, and they proved early that they were not just going to roll over for the Kings. They came out attacking and Taylor Pyatt netted a power-play goal for them just 4:20 into the first period.

Anze Kopitar leveled it for the Kings just under seven minutes later. The Coyotes took the lead back with a Marc-Antoine Pouliot goal in the second, but the Kings quickly seized control with two unanswered goals.

At that moment, it seemed like this series was over, but the Coyotes weren't done. Keith Yandle evened the score with less than four minutes left in the third. 

The feverish scoring pace came to an abrupt stop at that point.  


Tweets of the Night

Flyers beat writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer Sam Carchidi pointed out that this series was beginning to loo ...

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