Kings take on Canucks, seek 6th straight win

Los Angeles Kings (44-27-10, third in Pacific) vs. Vancouver Canucks (39-30-11, fifth in Pacific)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canucks -125, Kings +104; plus/minus is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles is aiming to maintain its five-game winning streak when the Kings take on Vancouver.

The Canucks are 12-6-6 against teams from the Pacific. Vancouver is eighth in the Western Conference with 31.9 shots per game and a 3.0 goal average.

The Kings are 21-21-7 in Western Conference games. Los Angeles ranks 32nd in the NHL with 34.9 shots per game and a 2.9 goal average.

When they last met on December 30, Los Angeles won 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: JT Miller has 97 total points for the Canucks, 31 goals and 66 assists. Elias Pettersson has 17 points in Vancouver’s last 10 games.

Anze Kopitar has 66 total points while scoring 19 goals and adding 47 assists for the Kings. Phillip Danault has 9 points in Los Angeles’ last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 7-2-1, averaged 4.6 goals, 7.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with save percentage of 0.919.

Kings: 6-4-0, averaged 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with an .889 save percentage.

INJURIES: Canucks: Tanner Pearson: out (upper body), Bo Horvat: out (lower body), Jaroslav Halak: out (upper body).

Kings: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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