Coyotes Vs. Kings, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 1: LA Wins 4-2

The Los Angeles Kings continued their road dominance in the Western Conference playoffs, moving their road record to 6-0 this season with a convincing 4-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 1.

But while LA out-shot Phoenix 48-27, the final outcome was in doubt until Dwight King scored on an empty-net goal at the 19:12 mark in the third.

The Coyotes scored a goal in each of the first two periods, but they couldn't match Dustin Brown's go-ahead goal at the 2:11 mark in the third period.

Brown received a nice outlet pass from Slava Voynov to get a break-away, which he converted with a wrist-shot from 33 feet out:

With early momentum in the series now firmly on their side, LA will try to sweep both games in Phoenix in Tuesday's Game 2.

For more on the Coyotes, check in with Five For Howling and SB Nation Arizona. For more on the Los Angeles Kings, check in with SB Nation Los Angeles and Jewels From The Crown.

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