Game 11 Preview: Los Angeles at Chicago

Los Angeles Kings (7-3-0) at Chicago Blackhawks (6-5-0)
Monday, November 2, 2015, 5:30 p.m. PT
United Center, Chicago, IL
Referees: #33 Kevin Pollock, #36 Dean Morton
Linesmen: #65 Pierre Racicot, #90 Andy McElman
FOX Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

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Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 9 GP (9 GS) / 6-3-0 record / 2.09 GAA / .926 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career vs Chicago: 22 (21) / 7-14-1 / 2.84 / .908 / 0
Last Game vs Chicago: 3/30/15 / 60 MP / 36-40 shots / 1-4 L
2015-16, Away: 2 (2) / 2-0-0 / 1.50 / .943 / 0

Chicago Projected Starting Goaltender – Corey Crawford
2015-16: 8 GP (8 GS) / 5-3-0 record / 1.76 GAA / .938 Sv% / 2 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 11 (11) / 7-4-0 / 2.70 / .904 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 1/28/15 / 58 MP / 23-27 shots / 3-4 L
2015-16, Home: 5 (5) / 4-1-0 / 1.21 / .953 / 2

Columbus Blue Jackets v Chicago Blackhawks

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (4-6=10), Tyler Toffoli (9-1=10)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (9-1=10)
Assists: Drew Doughty (0-7=7)
Plus/Minus: Jeff Carter (+6; 4-6=10), Tyler Toffoli (+6; 9-1=10)
Penalty Minutes: Andy Andreoff (27; 1-0=1)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (26:36; 0-7=7)
Corsi-For Percentage: Christian Ehrhoff (60.4%; 0-3=3)

2015-16 Chicago Leaders
Total Points: Patrick Kane (6-8=14)
Goals: Patrick Kane (6-8=14)
Assists: Patrick Kane (6-8=14), Artemi Panarin (2-8=10)
Plus/Minus: Patrick Kane (+5; 6-8=14)
Penalty Minutes: Ryan Garbutt (1; 0-1=1)
Time On Ice: Duncan Keith (24:21; 0-2=2)*
Corsi-For Percentage: Ryan Garbutt (57.5%; 0-1=1)
* On Injured Reserve; current leader is Brent Seabrook (22:16; 3-5=8)

Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 20 / 2.40; CHI – t-24 / 2.18
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 6 / 2.10; CHI – 7 / 2.18
Power Play: LAK – 18 / 18.2%; CHI – t-14 / 20.0%
Penalty Kill: LAK – t-12 / 82.9%; CHI – t-10 / 83.3%
Shots/Game: LAK – t-9 / 30.5; CHI – 4 / 31.6
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 15 / 29.6; CHI – t-7 / 27.9
Faceoffs: LAK – 28 / 48.0%; CHI – t-17 / 49.3%
Save Percentage: LAK – 5 / .929; CHI – 6 / .922
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 2 / 56.0%; CHI – 8 / 51.8%

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Los Angeles Projected Lines

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

Brayden McNabb – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez
Derek Forbort – Christian Ehrhoff

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 78-86-22 all-time against Chicago, a record that includes a road mark of 37-46-11. The Kings have had losing records in the season series with the Blackhawks for three straight seasons and five of the last six seasons and are 3-7-1 in their last 11 regular season visits to the United Center. … Los Angeles is 6-3-0 against the Western Conference and 4-0-0 against the Central Division. In a stretch of four consecutive games against the Central Division, they are 2-0-0 (4-1 W @ WPG, 4-3 W vs NSH, 11/2 @ CHI, 11/3 @ STL). … The Kings have won seven games in a row, tying the sixth-longest streak in club history. During the winning streak, they have led for 208:20, while their opponents have led for 19:18. They have allowed nine goals over the seven-game streak. The longest winning streak in club history is nine games, set from January 21, 2010 to February 6, 2010. … Neither Los Angeles nor Chicago has lost in overtime this season; the Kings are 2-0, while the Blackhawks are 3-0. … Over his last seven games, Jonathan Quick is 6-1-0 with a 1.41 goals-against average, .950 save percentage and one shutout (425:13; 191-201 shots). He has won six consecutive games. … Milan Lucic has points in five straight games (2-4=6). … Tyler Toffoli, whose nine goals tied him with Jamie Benn for the league lead, has scored in six of the last seven games, tallying eight total goals over that span. … Drew Doughty has assists in three straight games (0-3=3). … Marian Gaborik is expected to play his 99th regular season game with Los Angeles. … With 221 career goals, Anze Kopitar is one goal behind Charlie Simmer (222 goals) for seventh place on the franchise’s all-time list. … With 208 career assists, Drew Doughty is one assist behind Lubomir Visnovsky (209 assists) for fourth place amongst defensemen on the Kings’ all-time list.

Columbus Blue Jackets v Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Projected Lines

Artemi Panarin – Jonathan Toews – Ryan Garbutt
Teuvo Teravainen – Artem Anisimov – Patrick Kane
Marko Dano – Tanner Kero – Ryan Hartman
Andrew Desjardins – Marcus Kruger – Andrew Shaw

Viktor Svedberg – Brent Seabrook
Trevor van Riemsdyk – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Trevor Daley – Erik Gustafsson

Corey Crawford
Scott Darling

Notes and milestones: Lines via NHL.com … The Blackhawks will be without Duncan Keith (knee surgery), Michal Roszival (ankle) and Marian Hossa (lower-body injury). Viktor Tikhonov and David Rundblad are expected to be scratched. … Brent Seabrook has points in five consecutive games (2-5=7). Seabrook is tied for ninth amongst league defensemen with eight points (3-5=8). … Chicago is 6-1-0 when scoring first. … The Blackhawks’ six second period goals allowed ties them for the lowest in the league. … Chicago will play in its NHL-record fourth outdoor game this season when they face the Minnesota Wild at TCF Bank Stadium for a Stadium Series game on February 21, 2016. … Including playoffs, the Blackhawks have sold out 335 consecutive games at the United Center. … Jonathan Toews has 27 points (12-15=27) in 27 career games against Los Angeles. … Patrick Kane has 26 points (8-18=26) in 27 career games against Los Angeles.

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