June 2, 2013 12:57 pm

Game 2 lineup notes

Projected Lines – Los Angeles

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dustin Penner – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis
Kyle Clifford – Brad Richardson – Tyler Toffoli

Robyn Regehr – Drew Doughty
Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov
Jake Muzzin – Matt Greene

Jonathan Quick
Jonathan Bernier

-This is a challenge considering the Kings didn’t hold a morning skate, Darryl Sutter wasn’t available to the media and Mike Richards took a hit to the head late in Game 1 that may affect his Game 2 status. Consider this a rough draft; more could be learned following Sutter’s 4:00 pm media availability. I’m banking on Richards playing and the top two lines staying the same. If he is unable to go, expect Jeff Carter to shift to center and Tyler Toffoli to skate opposite Dustin Penner. Assuming Richards is fine – he turned down an interview request in the locker room last night – the only change I see coming would be Tyler Toffoli’s inclusion in the lineup as the Kings are currently starved for offense. Toffoli is most useful on the right side, and I’d bank on Richardson shifting to center and Colin Fraser dropping out of the lineup to accommodate him.

Projected Lines – Chicago

Bryan Bickell – Jonathan Toews – Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp – Michal Handzus – Patrick Kane
Brandon Saad – Andrew Shaw – Viktor Stalberg
Marcus Kruger – Dave Bolland – Michal Frolik

Duncan Keith – Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy – Michal Rozsival

Corey Crawford
Ray Emery

-For more on line matching and scoring chances for and against, Robert P. at Jewels from the Crown has you covered.

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