Ducks win, Kings and Clippers lose, Psy sings


It was a busy night in local sports. The Anaheim Ducks opened the Stanley Cup playoffs with a win, 3-1 over Detroit. The Kings lost 2-1 in overtime in St. Louis, and managed to embarrass themselves: Kings goalie Jonathan Quick misplayed a puck behind his net and gave the Blues an uncontested shot for the winner. So the Ducks lead their series 1-0, the Kings trail in theirs 1-0.

In the NBA playoffs, the Clippers lost a third straight game to Memphis, 103-93, and now trail 3-2. They face early elimination in the next game. The Clippers won the first two games of the series.

The Dodgers won 6-2 at Dodger Stadium and also welcomed the Korean singing star Psy, on a night that the Dodgers' Korean pitcher, Hyun-Jin Ryu, started and got the win. Infielder Hanley Ramirez returned from injury, played shortstop and hit a home run.

The Angels lost 10-6 in Oakland and now are 9-17 this season — 28th out of the 30 teams in baseball. The story of the coming days will be whether the Angels fire manager Mike Scioscia.

More from ESPN Los Angeles.

Photo of Psy and Tom Lasorda: LA Dodgers/Jill Weisleder

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