Los Angeles won Game 1 in overtime, 3-2, after tying the game with just seven seconds left in regulation time. Marian Gaborik scored both the tying and winning goals for the Kings.
Both teams played hard, and the game was closely contested from the opening faceoff until the end of overtime.
Based on Saturday's game, expect the first-ever "Freeway Faceoff" to be one heck of a playoff series.
Here are the six biggest takeaways from Game 1 between the Kings and Ducks. Feel free to comment on any of these or to add one of your own. As always, indicate why you feel the way you do.