Photos: Canucks throttle Kings in Game 5

 

The Vancouver Canucks and the L.A Kings tangle in Game 5 of their first-round NHL playoff seriesat GM Place.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks defenceman Shane O'Brien tangles with Los Angeles Kings forward Wayne Simmonds in a third-period fight in Game 5 of their first-round NHL playoff series Friday at GM Place.</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Shane O'Brien tangles with Los Angeles Kings forward Wayne Simmonds in a third-period fight in Game 5 of their first-round NHL playoff series Friday at GM Place.

Photograph by: Gerry Kahrmann, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks defenceman Shane O'Brien tangles with Los Angeles Kings forward Wayne Simmonds in a third-period fight in Game 5 of their first-round NHL playoff series Friday at GM Place.</div>
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Shane O'Brien tangles with Los Angeles Kings forward Wayne Simmonds in a third-period fight in Game 5 of their first-round NHL playoff series Friday at GM Place.
Canucks winger Steve Bernier gets a stick from L.A. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the third period of the Canucks-Kings Game 5 at GM Place on Friday.
Vancouver Canuck Kevin Bieksa falls over Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown during the third period of Game 5 in their NHL first-round playoff series on Friday at GM Place.
They make quite a pair &#8212; Canucks Mikael Samuelsson (right) congratulates fellow two-goal scorer Steve Bernier after one of Samuelsson's goals in the second period of Friday's NHL playoff game at GM Place.
Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal by Mikael Samuelsson (right) against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series.
L.A. King Wayne Simmonds (left) battles Canucks blueliner Shane O'Brien in a third-period scrap during Game 5 of their NHL playoff first-round series at GM Place on Friday.
Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien takes down Los Angeles King Rich Clune in the third period of Friday's Game 5 in their first-round NHL series at GM Place.
Vancouver Canuck Mikael Samuelsson (centre) is congratulated by teammates Pavol Demitra and Sami Salo after Samuelsson scored against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Vancouver Canucks star Ryan Kesler (left) and Los Angeles King Brad Richardson fight for the puck during the third period of Game 5 in their NHL first-round playoff series at GM Place on Friday.
Canucks Kyle Wellwood (left) and Steve Bernier celebrate the team's first goal during first period of the Canucks vs. Kings  NHL playoff game on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Vancouver.
Los Angeles Kings centre Anze Kopitar celebrates as the puck gets past Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo in first period NHL playoff action at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday.
Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal by Alex Edler (second from right) against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo makes a glove save while the Los Angeles Kings' Justin Williams looks for a rebound during the first period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Los Angeles Kings centre Anze Kopitar celebrates a goal by teammate Michal Handzus (not in photo) against Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo while Canuck Henrik Sedin looks on during the first period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010 in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Vancouver Canucks blueliner Shane O'Brien gets rubbed out by Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Halpern during the first period at GM Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 23, 2010.
Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin skates past faithful Canucks during the pre-game skate prior to the Canucks  playing the Los Angeles Kings in NHL playoff action at GM Place, Vancouver, B.C. Friday, April 23, 2010.
Vancouver Canucks fans watch the pre-game skate prior to the Canucks playing the Los Angeles Kings in NHL playoff action at GM Place, Vancouver, B.C. Friday, April 23, 2010.
A Canucks fan hoists a replica Stanley Cup as he cheers on the Vancouver Canucks prior to playing the Los Angeles Kings in NHL playoff action at GM Place, Vancouver, B.C. Friday, April 23, 2010.
Kings fans show their spirit during  the  warm-up for the Canucks vs. Kings  NHL playoff game Friday,  April 23, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C.
A young hockey fan watches the Vancouver Canucks during the pre-game skate prior to the Canucks playing the Los Angeles Kings in NHL playoff action at GM Place, Vancouver, B.C. Friday, April 23, 2010.
Brennen Chow (left) and Kelly Morrin (right) test their sign during  the  warm-up for the Canucks vs. Kings  NHL playoff game Friday,  April 23, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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