Final

Series (Game 4 of 4)

Detroit leads 4-0

Game 1: Thursday, October 13th
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Game 2: Wednesday, November 9th
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OT
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Game 3: Monday, November 28th
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Game 4: Thursday, March 9th
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Kings 3

(35-24-5, 75 pts)

Red Wings 7

(42-15-5, 89 pts)

7:30 PM ET, March 9, 2006

Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan

1 2 3 T
LA 0 2 13
DET 0 4 37

H. Zetterberg (Red Wings - LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0

R. Lang (Red Wings - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

J. Williams (Red Wings - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

Los Angeles (35-23-5) at Detroit (41-15-5) 7:30 pm EST

Los Angeles (35-23-5) at Detroit (41-15-5) 7:30 pm EST

DETROIT (Ticker) -- Although they have won five straight, the Los Angeles Kings are calling in some reinforcements for the stretch run.

Mark Parrish and Brent Sopel could make their first appearance for the Kings on Thursday when they try to avoid a season series sweep against the Detroit Red Wings.

The Kings dealt Jeff Tambellini, Denis Grebeshkov and a conditional third-round pick to the New York Islanders on Wednesday for Sopel and Parrish, who have 24 goals and 41 points this season.

Los Angeles is in the midst of its longest winning streak since March 11-23, 2002, and is tied with Vancouver for sixth place in the Western Conference, one point behind Colorado for fifth.

Lubomir Visnovsky scored an overtime goal and Jeremy Kostopoulos added tallies as the Kings posted their fifth straight one-goal victory with Tuesday's 3-2 triumph over Minnesota.

Despite splitting their four post-Olympic games, the Red Wings hold a two-point lead over Dallas for the top spot in the West, while maintaining an eight-point edge over Nashville in the Central Division.

Pavel Datsyuk and Brendan Shanahan scored goals and Nicklas Lidstrom became the 14th defenseman to collect 600 career assists for Detroit in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Phoenix.

Los Angeles has lost nine straight encounters against Detroit and has not won in the "Motor City" since February 18, 2000.

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