November 10, 2011 6:00 pm

Scouting the Canucks

Tonight’s game is the first of four meetings between the Kings and Vancouver Canucks. The Kings went 2-2-0 against the Canucks last season, with two wins in the first week of the season followed by two losses in March. The Kings scored one regulation goal in three of those four games. This season, the Canucks are off a 7-7-1 start and haven’t played since their 6-2 whitewashing of Chicago on Sunday. Injured defenseman Sami Salo is considered a game-time decision for Vancouver. For the latest on the Canucks, check out these stories from the Vancouver Province and Vancouver Sun, followed by tonight’s expected lineups for the Kings and the Canucks and the Canucks’ full roster…

Salo could light up Kings tilt Thursday night (Vancouver Province)

Canucks’ Sami Salo makes comeback…again (Vancouver Sun)

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KINGS LINEUP
Gagne-Kopitar-Williams
Penner-Richards-Brown
Clifford-Stoll-Hunter
Moreau-Fraser-Lewis

Mitchell-Doughty
Scuderi-Johnson
Martinez-Greene

Quick
Bernier

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CANUCKS LINEUP
Daniel Sedin-Henrik Sedin-Jannik Hansen
Chris Higgins-Ryan Kesler-David Booth
Andrew Ebbett-Manny Malhotra-Cody Hodgson
Aaron Volpatti-Maxim Lapierre-Dale Weise

Dan Hamhuis-Kevin Bieksa
Alexander Edler-Aaron Rome
Andrew Alberts-Keith Ballard

Roberto Luongo
Cory Schneider

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CANUCKS ROSTER
2 — Dan Hamhuis — D
3 — Kevin Bieksa — D
4 — Keith Ballard — D
6 — Sami Salo — D
7 — David Booth — LW
9 — Cody Hodgson — C
14 — Alexandre Burrows — LW
17 — Ryan Kesler — C
20 — Chris Higgins — LW
22 — Daniel Sedin — LW
23 — Alexander Edler — D
25 — Andrew Ebbett — C
27 — Manny Malhotra — C
29 — Aaron Rome — D
32 — Dale Weise — RW
33 — Henrik Sedin — C
36 — Jannik Hansen — RW
40 — Maxim Lapierre — C
41 — Andrew Alberts — D
52 — Alexander Sulzer — D
54 — Aaron Volpatti — LW

Injured-reserve list
13 — Steven Pinizzotto — RW
21 — Mason Raymond — LW

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