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Kings top Canucks in first game in China

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SHANGHAI (AP) A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about.

NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China - a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks - in a step by the league to crack an immense market.

The fans in Shanghai got a fast and physical display Thursday - 17 power plays and 57 shots on goal, all met with loud cheers. Each hard check drew a collective "oooh" or "aaah."

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1 C. McDavid, Edm1003070
2 S. Crosby, Pit894445
3 P. Kane, Chi893455
4 N. Backstrom, Was862363
5 N. Kucherov, TB854045
6 B. Marchand, Bos853946
7 M. Scheifele, Wpg823250
8 L. Draisaitl, Edm772948
9 B. Burns, SJ762947
10 V. Tarasenko, StL753936
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Rank Player GAA
1 S. Bobrovsky, Cls2.06
2 B. Holtby, Was2.07
3 J. Howard, Det2.10
4 P. Budaj, TB2.18
5 J. Gibson, Anh2.22
6 C. Price, Mon2.23
7 T. Rask, Bos2.23
8 D. Dubnyk, Min2.25
9 A. Raanta, NYR2.26
10 C. Anderson, Ott2.28
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