Game 18 Preview: Los Angeles at Philadelphia

Los Angeles Kings (11-6-0) at Philadelphia Flyers (6-8-3)
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 4:00 p.m. PT
Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
Referees: #48 Garrett Rank, #13 Dan O’Halloran
Linesmen: #57 Jay Sharrers, #90 Andy McElman
Fox Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

Los Angeles Kings v Philadelphia Flyers

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 14 GP (14 GS) / 8-6-0 record / 2.35 GAA / .912 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career vs Philadelphia: 9 (8) /4-3-1 / 1.88 / .932 / 1
Last Game vs Philadelphia: 12/5/14 / 59 MP / 14-16 shots / 2-1 L
2015-16, Away: 3 (3) / 2-1-0 / 2.35 / .911 / 0

Philadelphia Projected Starting Goaltender – Steve Mason
2015-16: 10 GP (9 GS) / 3-5-2 record / 3.37 GAA / .896 Sv% / 0 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 14 (14) / 7-7-0 / 2.91 / .901 / 2
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 12/6/14 / 60 MP / 37-38 shots / 2-1 W
2015-16, Home: 5 (5) / 1-3-1 / 3.16 / .909 / 0

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Jeff Carter (7-10=17)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (10-6=16)
Assists: Jeff Carter (7-10=17)
Plus/Minus: Jeff Carter (+9; 7-10=17), Tyler Toffoli (+9; 10-6=16)
Penalty Minutes: Andy Andreoff (39; 1-0=1)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (26:33; 2-9=11)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (61.8%; 2-0=2)

2015-16 Philadelphia Leaders
Total Points: Claude Giroux (5-6=11)
Goals: Claude Giroux (5-6=11), Brayden Schenn (5-2=7)
Assists: Four players tied with six assists
Plus/Minus: R.J. Umberger (+3; 0-4=4)
Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (24; 3-6=9), Ryan White (24; 1-2=3)
Time On Ice: Michael Del Zotto (23:03; 0-2=2)
Corsi-For Percentage: Michael Raffl (55.5%; 1-2=3)

Los Angeles Kings v Philadelphia Flyers

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 19 / 2.53; PHI – 29 / 1.88
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 2 / 2.12; PHI – 22 / 2.94
Power Play: LAK – 12 / 20.4%; PHI – 26 / 14.3%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 2 / 87.1%; PHI – 25 / 76.2%
Shots/Game: LAK – 7 / 31.0; PHI – 17 / 29.4
Shots Against/Game: LAK – t-6 / 27.8; PHI – 29 / 33.4
Faceoffs: LAK – t-20 / 49.1%; PHI – 17/ 50.0%
Save Percentage: LAK – 4 / .924; PHI – 17 / .912
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 1 / 55.9%; PHI – 17 / 49.3%

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

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 41-83-17 all-time against Philadelphia, a record that includes a road mark of 19-41-9. The Kings have points in four straight road games against the Flyers (3-0-1). … Los Angeles is 3-1-0 against the Eastern Conference and 2-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division. … The Kings have killed off 15 consecutive penalties and are 21-of-22 on the penalty kill over the last eight games. … Tyler Toffoli has points in four straight games games (1-4=5), his second streak of four games this season. He ranks fourth in the league with 10 goals. With 99 career points (47-52=99), he is one point from 100 in his career. … Tanner Pearson has seven points (2-5=7) in the last six games. … Jeff Carter has 15 points (7-8=15) in the last 12 games. … With 541 career games, Drew Doughty is tied with Sean O’Donnell for fifth place on the Kings all-time list of games played amongst defensemen. He has points in three straight games (2-1=3) and is expected to play his 100th consecutive game tonight. … Jeff Carter has one goal in four career games against the Flyers, who selected him 11th overall in 2003.

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia Projected Lines

Brayden Schenn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek
Matt Read – Sean Couturier – Wayne Simmonds
Taylor Leier – Scott Laughton – Sam Gagner
Michael Raffl – Pierre-Edouard Bellemare – Chris VandeVelde

Michael Del Zotto – Radko Gudas
Nick Schultz – Luke Schenn
Brandon Manning – Shayne Gostisbehere

Steve Mason
Anthony Stolarz

Notes and milestones: Lines via Adam Kimelman of NHL.com … Via Kimelman, the Flyers are expected to be without R.J. Umberger (foot), Mark Streit (detached pubic plate), Ryan White (upper body), Michal Neuvirth (upper body), Vincent Lecavalier and Evgeny Medvedev. … Simon Gagne will be honored by the Flyers tonight. A 2012 Stanley Cup champion with Los Angeles, Gagne totaled 535 points (264-271=535) in 691 regular season games with the Flyers over parts of 11 seasons. … Philadelphia is 2-4-1 against the Western Conference and 0-2-1 against the Pacific Division. … Amongst qualified centers, Claude Giroux ranks second in the league with a 59.0% faceoff rate. Jonathan Toews leads the league with a 61.4% success rate. … Philadelphia is 1-6-3 when allowing the game’s first goal.

Los Angeles Kings v Philadelphia Flyers

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