Game 17 Preview: Los Angeles vs Edmonton

Los Angeles Kings (10-6-0) vs Edmonton Oilers (6-11-0)
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 7:00 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #38 Francois St. Laurent, #28 Chris Lee
Linesmen: #74 Lonnie Cameron, #56 Mark Wheler
Fox Sports West, CBC, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

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Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 13 GP (13 GS) / 7-6-0 record / 2.30 GAA / .914 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career vs Edmonton: 21 (21) /15-1-5 / 1.58 / .938 / 1
Last Game vs Edmonton: 10/25/15 / 60 MP / 26-28 shots / 3-2 W
2015-16, Home: 10 (10) / 5-5-0 / 2.29 / .915 / 1

Edmonton Projected Starting Goaltender – Cam Talbot
2015-16: 11 GP (10 GS) / 3-7-0 record / 3.00 GAA / .893 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 3 (3) / 1-2-0 / 3.41 / .900 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 10/25/15 / 59 MP / 31-34 shots / 2-3 L
2015-16, Away: 5 (5) / 1-4-0 / 2.86 / .897 / 0

Edmonton Oilers v St. Louis Blues

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (7-9=16)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (10-5=15)
Assists: Drew Doughty (2-9=11), Jeff Carter (7-9=16)
Plus/Minus: Jeff Carter (+8; 7-9=16), Tyler Toffoli (+8; 10-5=15)
Penalty Minutes: Andy Andreoff (39; 1-0=1)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (26:31; 2-9=11)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (62.1%; 1-0=1)

2015-16 Edmonton Leaders
Total Points: Taylor Hall (7-11=18)
Goals: Taylor Hall (7-11=18)
Assists: Taylor Hall (7-11=18)
Plus/Minus: Taylor Hall (+6; 7-11=18)
Penalty Minutes: Eric Gryba (19; 0-2=2)
Time On Ice: Justin Schultz (21:46; 0-1=1)
Corsi-For Percentage: Brandon Davidson (52.6%; 2-0=2)

Edmonton Oilers v Los Angeles Kings

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – t-19 / 2.44; EDM – 17 / 2.59
Goals Against/Game: LAK – t-3 / 2.06; EDM – 27 / 3.18
Power Play: LAK – 8 / 22.0%; EDM – 7 / 22.2%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 5 / 86.4%; EDM – 23 / 77.3%
Shots/Game: LAK – 5 / 31.2; EDM – 24 / 28.4
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 6 / 27.9; EDM – t-16 / 29.8
Faceoffs: LAK – 22 / 48.9%; EDM – 24/ 48.6%
Save Percentage: LAK – 4 / .926; EDM – 25 / .893
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 1 / 55.9%; EDM – t-20 / 48.6%

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Los Angeles Projected Lines

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

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

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 76-80-39 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a home mark of 39-36-21. The Kings have won six in a row at home over the Oilers, having outscored them 25-5 since Edmonton’s 3-0 win at Staples Center on November 3, 2011. In the last 12 overall games in the series, Los Angeles is 10-1-1. These teams will meet next on December 29 at Rexall Place. … The Kings are 7-5-0 against the Western Conference and 2-4-0 against the Pacific Division. … Los Angeles is 10-for-29 on the power play over their last 11 games. The Kings’ 66.8 PPSOG/60 leads the league, and 30.3% of their goals this season have come from the power play. Los Angeles has scored at least one power play goal in five consecutive games, their longest streak since December 16-27, 2014. … The Kings have killed off 12 consecutive power plays and are 18-for-19 on the penalty kill over the last seven games. … Drew Doughty has points in three straight games (2-1=3). By playing tonight, he will tie Sean O’Donnell (541 GP) for fifth place on the club’s list of games played by a defenseman. With 278 career points, his is one point behind Lubomir Visnovsky (279 points) for fourth place on the club’s list of points by a defenseman. … Tyler Toffoli has points in three straight games (1-3=4). … Jeff Carter has six points in the last five games (3-3=6). He has 14 goals and 20 points in 18 career games against Edmonton. … By playing tonight, Anze Kopitar will appear in his 700th career game.

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Edmonton Projected Lines

Taylor Hall – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Matt Hendricks
Teddy Purcell – Leon Draisaitl – Jordan Eberle
Benoit Pouliot – Mark Letestu – Nail Yakupov
Luke Gazdic – Anton Lander – Iiro Pakarinen

Darnell Nurse – Andrej Sekera
Brandon Davidson – Oscar Klefbom
Griffin Reinhart – Eric Gryba

Cam Talbot
Anders Nilsson

Notes and milestones: Lines via NHL.com … Edmonton is expected to be without Connor McDavid (fractured clavicle), Rob Klinkhammer (foot), Justin Schultz (back) and Lauri Korpikoski (undisclosed), while Andrew Ference, who missed Thursday’s game at Arizona, could be available. … Teddy Purcell recorded 25 points (8-17=25) in 91 games with Los Angeles from 2007-09. … Taylor Hall ranks second in the league with 73 shots on goal and has 26 shots in his last five games. He ranks fifth in NHL scoring with 18 points. … Andrej Sekera has points in three straight games (1-2=3) and has five points (1-4=5) and a plus-six rating in nine career games against Los Angeles. … Leon Draisaitl has seven points (2-5=7) in three games against Pacific Division teams.

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