Kings Vs. Canucks, NHL Playoffs 2012 Game 4: Anze Kopitar Gives LA The Lead

The Vancouver Canucks were shut out by Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings in Game 3, and Quick appears to have picked up where he left off for Game 4. Vancouver looks like they have absolutely no idea how to score and they've now gone four periods without a goal. LA weren't exactly attacking with guns blazing in the first period, but they were the better team and able to manufacture one goal. They lead 1-0 at the first intermission.

Anze Kopitar netted the game's only goal to this point, his first of the series. While Kopitar did well to get himself into such a good position to shoot, Cory Schneider probably should have gotten his glove to the puck.

Also, how does Kopitar even get into that one-on-one position? Mason Raymond's whiff at the blue line was definitely the first period's lowlight.

For more on the Canucks, head over to Vancouver Canucks blog Nucks Misconduct. For more on the Kings, head on over to LA Kings blog Jewels From The Crown and SB Nation LA.

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