Ducks Shut Out Kings

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The league leading Anaheim Ducks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 in the National Hockey League Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium on Saturday. More than 54,000 fans sang along with rock band KISS, cheered their team and were treated to a Hollywood carnival atmosphere that included beach volleyball, field hockey, the University of Southern California band, singing group Five for Fighting, frisbee tossing and fireworks.

Wayne Gretzky, the Great One, who played for the Kings and has 1,000 more goals than anyone in the history of hockey, dropped the pre-game ceremonial puck.  From then on, it was all Ducks who scored early (Beleskey and Perry) and, thanks to a suffocating defense and goalie Jonas Hiller, completely shut down the Kings for the final two periods.

— All photos by Lawrence Sherwin

 Star spangled ceremony
Star spangled ceremony
The Face Off
The Face Off
Ducks Celebrate Beleskey's Goal
Ducks Celebrate Beleskey’s Goal
Hiller was Perfect
Hiller was Perfect
Hockey can involve a fight, or two
The teams break out into a fight
 Ducks celebrate their 3-0 win
Ducks celebrate their 3-0 win
KISS icon shows off
KISS icon shows off
Kiss fires up the crowd
Kiss fires up the crowd
KISS perform
KISS perform
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