Game 23 Preview: Los Angeles vs Chicago - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings (13-8-1) vs Chicago Blackhawks (13-8-2)
Saturday, November 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #37 Kyle Rehman, #8 Dave Jackson
Linesmen: #79 Kiel Murchison, #55 Shane Heyer
Fox Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

Chicago Blackhawks v Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 18 GP (18 GS) / 10-7-1 record / 2.30 GAA / .918 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career vs Chicago: 23 (22) / 7-15-1 / 2.90 / .906 / 2
Last Game vs Chicago: 11/2/15 / 59 MP / 22-26 shots / 2-4 L
2015-16, Home: 11 (11) /6-5-0 / 2.36 / .912 / 1

Chicago Projected Starting Goaltender – Scott Darling
2015-16: 6 GP (5 GS) / 2-2-1 record / 2.52 GAA / .912 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 1 (1) / 1-0-0 / 1.00 / .969 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 3/30/15 / 60 MP / 31-32 / 4-1 W
2015-16, Away: 4 (3) / 0-2-1 / 3.36 / .885 / 0

Chicago Blackhawks v New Jersey Devils

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (9-12=21)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (11-9=20)
Assists: Jeff Carter (9-11=20)
Plus/Minus: Jeff Carter (+14; 9-12=21)
Penalty Minutes: Andy Andreoff (39; 1-0=1)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (27:02; 2-10=12)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (64.1%; 2-0=2)

2015-16 Chicago Leaders
Total Points: Patrick Kane (13-22=35)
Goals: Patrick Kane (13-22=35)
Assists: Patrick Kane (13-22=35)
Plus/Minus: Patrick Kane (+13; 13-22=35)
Penalty Minutes: Jonathan Toews (28; 8-7=15)
Time On Ice: Duncan Keith (25:16; 4-4=8)
Corsi-For Percentage: Artemi Panarin (56.7%; 7-16=23)

Chicago Blackhawks v Los Angeles Kings

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 20 / 2.45; CHI – t-9 / 2.83
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 2 / 2.14; CHI – t-13 / 2.57
Power Play: LAK – 15 / 19.4%; CHI – t-8 / 20.5%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 5 / 84.9%; CHI – t-16 / 80.0%
Shots/Game: LAK – 1 / 32.0; CHI – 7 / 30.6
Shots Against/Game: LAK – t-8 / 28.7; CHI – t-8 / 28.7
Faceoffs: LAK – t-25 / 48.2%; CHI – 10/ 50.6%
Save Percentage: LAK – t-2 / .926; CHI – t-16 / .911
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 1 / 56.2%; CHI – 6 / 52.5%

Chicago Blackhawks v San Jose Sharks

Los Angeles Projected Lines

Tanner Pearson – Anze Kopitar – Marian Gaborik
Milan Lucic – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli
Andy Andreoff – Nick Shore – Dustin Brown
Kyle Clifford – Trevor Lewis – Jordan Nolan

Brayden McNabb – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez
Christian Ehrhoff – Jamie McBain

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 78-87-22 all-time against Chicago, a record that includes a home mark of 41-40-11. The Kings are 0-1-0 against the Blackhawks this season and will conclude the season series at the United Center on March 14. … Los Angeles is 8-5-0 against the Western Conference and 5-1-0 against the Central Division. … The Kings have been shorthanded at least three times in 11 consecutive games. … Anze Kopitar has logged at least 20 minutes in four consecutive games, his longest streak since opening the season with five consecutive 20-minute efforts. His 24:53 TOI on Wednesday in Tampa Bay was his highest time on ice since drawing 25:25 against Winnipeg on January 10, 2015. … With 279 career points (68-211=279), Drew Doughty is tied with Lubomir Visnovsky (70-209=279) for fourth place on the club’s all-time list of points by a defenseman. He ranks third in the league with an average of 27:02 of ice time per game.

Chicago Blackhawks v New Jersey Devils

Chicago Projected Lines

Andrew Shaw – Jonathan Toews – Ryan Garbutt
Artemi Panarin – Artem Anisimov – Patrick Kane
Tanner Kero – Marcus Kruger – Marian Hossa
Brandon Mashinter – Teuvo Teravainen – Andrew Desjardins

Duncan Keith – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Trevor van Riemsdyk – Brent Seabrook
Trevor Daley – Michal Rozsival

Scott Darling
Corey Crawford

Notes and milestones: Lines via NHL.com … Patrick Kane has points in a career-high 18 consecutive games (10-19=29). He leads the league with 35 points and 22 assists and will vie to become the first American-born player to earn points in 19 consecutive games; Eddie Olczyk and Phil Kessel share the lead at 18 games. He is tied for second in the league with 13 goals. Kane has 28 points (9-19=28) in 28 career games against Los Angeles. … Chicago became the third team to feature two double-digit goal scorers, joining Dallas and Colorado. … Artem Anisimov has nine points (5-4=9) in the last nine games. … Duncan Keith has four goals and six points in seven games since returning from injury. … Tonight’s game is the final game of the Blackhawks’ annual “Circus Trip.” Since Joel Quenneville was hired as head coach on October 16, 2009, Chicago is 28-11-3 on the Circus Trip. … The Blackhawks are tied for second in the NHL with 22 first period goals. … Chicago is 3-3-0 on the second day of back-to-back sets. … The Blackhawks are 8-3-2 against the Western Conference and 7-1-1 against the Pacific Division. … Jonathan Toews has 29 points (13-16=29) in 28 career games against Los Angeles.

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