October 13, 2013 7:00 am

Game 6 Preview: Los Angeles at Florida

Los Angeles Kings (3-2-0) at Florida Panthers (2-3-0)
Sunday, October 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET
BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida
Referees: #4 Wes McCauley, #26 Rob Martell
Linesmen: #95 Jonny Murray, #93 Brian Murphy

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2013-14 Season: 5 GP (5 GS) / 3-2-0 record / 2.64 GAA / .905 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs Florida: 4 (4) / 3-1-0 / 2.14 / .926 / 0
Last Game vs Florida: 2/9/12 / 40 MP / 9-11 shots / 1-3 L
2013-14, Away: 3 (3) / 2-1-0 / 2.40 / .917 / 0

Florida Projected Starting Goaltender – Jacob Markstrom
2013-14 Season: 4 GP (2 GS) / 1-1-0 record / 3.64 GAA / .883 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: First appearance
Last Game vs Los Angeles: First appearance
2013-14, Home: 1 (1) / 1-0-0 / 3.00 / .923 / 0

2013-14 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (4-1=5)
Goals: Jeff Carter (4-1=5)
Assists: Anze Kopitar (0-4=4)
Plus/Minus: Robyn Regehr (+1; 0-1=1)
Kyle Clifford (14; 0-0=0)

2013-14 Florida Leaders
Total Points: Tomas Fleischmann (1-5=6)
Goals: Brad Boyes (4-1=5)
Assists: Tomas Fleischmann (1-5=6)
Plus/Minus: Brian Campbell (+2; 0-4=4)
Penalty Minutes: Erik Gudbranson (30; 0-0=0)

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – t-24 / 2.20; FLA – t-16 / 2.60
Goals Against/Game: LAK – t-18 / 2.80; FLA – 28 / 4.20
Power Play: LAK – 8 / 26.3%; FLA – 25 / 12.0%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 11 / 82.6%; FLA – t-8 / 85.0%
Shots/Game: LAK – 18 / 30.4; FLA – 23 / 28.6
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 10 / 28.6; FLA – t-20 / 31.6
Faceoffs: LAK – 5 / 56.1%; FLA – 30 / 42.2%
Save Percentage: LAK – 19 / .902; FLA – 28 / .867

Eliot J. Schechter / National Hockey League

Los Angeles Projected Lines

Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dwight King – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Kyle Clifford – Trevor Lewis – Matt Frattin
Daniel Carcillo – Jarret Stoll – Jordan Nolan

Robyn Regehr – Drew Doughty
Willie Mitchell – Slava Voynov
Alec Martinez – Matt Greene

Jonathan Quick
Ben Scrivens

Level of confidence in projected lines: B. There was no morning skate on Sunday because of the 3:00 p.m. local start, and the above alignment is a reflection of the line rushes taken during Saturday’s practice. Apart from the King/Carcillo swap, there could conceivably be some movement amongst the third and fourth lines. The defense should remain the same, while Jonathan Quick is slated to draw his sixth consecutive start to open the season.

Notes and milestones: The Kings are 12-9-3-0 (W-L-T-OTL) all time against the Panthers, including a record of 3-5-3 (W-L-T) in South Florida. The Panthers’ 3-1 victory on February 9, 2012 was their first win over the Kings since the 2002-03 season and snapped a seven-game Los Angeles winning streak. The teams will meet in Los Angeles on March 21, 2014. … Jeff Carter has four goals on 19 shots (21.1% Sh%) … Drew Doughty is one game-winning goal behind Steve Duchesne for the second most GWG amongst defensemen in franchise history. … Anze Kopitar is one shorthanded goal behind Ziggy Palffy for the fifth most SHG in franchise history. … Justin Williams has 499 career points (191-308=499) and is the current team leader in consecutive games played with 135.

Florida Projected Lines

Tomas Fleischmann – Aleksander Barkov – Brad Boyes
Jonathan Huberdeau – Marcel Goc – Kris Versteeg
Tomas Kopecky – Shawn Matthias – Jesse Winchester
Krys Barch – Scott Gomez – Scottie Upshall

Dmitry Kulikov – Brian Campbell
Erik Gudbranson – Tom Gilbert
Mike Weaver – Matt Gilroy

Jacob Markstrom
Scott Clemmensen

Notes: Tim Thomas (groin) is questionable for today’s game. … Sean Bergenheim (groin), Nick Bjugstad (concussion), Steve Pinizzotto (hip) and Ed Jovanovski (hip) have not yet played this season. … Florida scored six times on 30 shots against former Kings prospect Jeff Zatkoff in a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. … Aleksander Barkov, the second overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, has two goals and three assists in his first five NHL games. … Defenseman Mike Weaver recorded 18 points (3-15=18) over 92 games with the Kings from 2005-07.

Eliot J. Schechter / National Hockey League

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