Game 47 Preview: Los Angeles at Arizona

Los Angeles Kings (29-14-3) at Arizona Coyotes (22-19-5)
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 6:00 p.m. PT
Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ
Referees: #34 Brad Meier, #39 Evgeny Romasko
Linesmen: #74 Lonnie Cameron, #57 Jay Sharrers
Fox Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

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Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 39 GP (39 GS) / 26-11-2 record / 2.12 GAA / .922 Sv% / 3 SHO
Career vs Arizona: 36 (36) / 17-15-4 / 2.57 / .905 / 6
Last Game vs Arizona: 12/26/15 / 61 MP / 24-27 shots / 4-3 OTW
2015-16, Away: 16 (16) / 12-3-1 / 2.01 / .934 / 2

Arizona Projected Starting Goaltender – Louis Domingue
2015-16: 14 GP (12 GS) / 7-4-3 record / 2.18 GAA / .927 Sv% / 2 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 1 (1) / 0-0-1 / 3.96 / .879 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 12/26/15 / 61 MP / 29-33 shots / 3-4 OTL
2015-16, Home: 11 (9) / 5-4-2 / 2.25 / .922 / 2

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2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Anze Kopitar (13-27=40)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (22-14=36)
Assists: Anze Kopitar (13-27=40)
Plus/Minus: Tyler Toffoli (+27; 22-14=36)
Penalty Minutes: Brayden McNabb (57; 2-5=7)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (27:58; 8-18=26)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (61.0%; 2-4=6)

2015-16 Arizona Leaders
Total Points: Oliver Ekman-Larsson (13-20=33); Mikkel Boedker (12-21=33)
Goals: Shane Doan (16-9=25)
Assists: Mikkel Boedker (12-21=33)
Plus/Minus: Brad Richardson (+8; 4-14=18)
Penalty Minutes: Shane Doan (54; 16-9=25)
Time On Ice: Oliver Ekman-Larsson (25:22; 13-20=33)
Corsi-For Percentage: Tobias Rieder (51.3%; 10-18=28)

Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 14 / 2.59; ARI – t-10 / 2.70
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 3 / 2.22; ARI – 27 / 2.98
Power Play: LAK – 6 / 21.4%; ARI – t-14 / 18.4%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 10 / 82.0%; ARI – 28 / 76.1%
Shots/Game: LAK – 3 / 32.0; ARI – 29 / 27.4
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 7 / 28.2; ARI – t-17 / 30.1
Faceoffs: LAK – t-20 / 49.7%; ARI – 1 / 53.8%
Save Percentage: LAK – t-4 / .921; ARI – 26 / .901
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 1 / 56.0%; ARI – 26 / 47.2%

Edmonton Oilers v Arizona Coyotes

Los Angeles Projected Lines

Milan Lucic – Anze Kopitar – Tyler Toffoli
Dwight King – Jeff Carter – Dustin Brown
Marian Gaborik – Vincent Lecavalier – Trevor Lewis
Andy Andreoff – Nick Shore – Tanner Pearson

Brayden McNabb – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez
Christian Ehrhoff – Luke Schenn

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 84-98-33 all-time against the Arizona franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 37-54-17. The Kings are 1-2-0 in the season series, with an additional game remaining at Gila River Arena on February 2. The Kings are 2-4-1 in their last seven visits to Glendale and have allowed at least three goals in six of the seven games. … Los Angeles is 16-8-1 against the Western Conference and 9-5-0 against the Pacific Division. … The Kings are 4-3-0 on the first night of back-to-back sets this season. They will play in San Jose tomorrow night. … Tyler Toffoli has recorded an even-or-better rating in 43 of 46 games this season and leads the NHL with a +27 rating. He ranks tied for sixth with 22 goals. … Jonathan Quick is 16-4-2 with a 1.86 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage over his last 22 games (1420:05 minutes / 632 SA / 588 SV), dating back to the 3-1 win at Florida on November 23. … Anze Kopitar has 20 points (4-16=20) in the last 13 games. … He ranks second in the NHL amongst forwards with an average ice time of 21:07. … In his last nine games, Dustin Brown has no points, a minus-five rating and 18 shots on goal. He had four shots on goal, six shot attempts and five hits on Thursday. … Marian Gaborik has been held without a goal in his last nine games and without a point in his last six games. He took six shots in a 3-0 loss to Minnesota on Thursday.

New Jersey Devils v Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Projected Lines

Max Domi – Antoine Vermette – Mikkel Boedker
Tobias Rieder – Martin Hanzal – Viktor Tikhonov
Jordan Martinook – Brad Richardson – Shane Doan
Kyle Chipchura – Boyd Gordon – Anthony Duclair

Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Connor Murphy
Klas Dahlbeck – Zbynek Michalek
Nicklas Grossman – Michael Stone

Louis Domingue
Anders Lindback

Notes and milestones: Lines via Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic … The Coyotes are still without Mike Smith (abdominal surgery) and Joe Vitale (fractured orbital bone). … Arizona is 15-7-2 against the Western Conference and 10-2-2 against the Pacific Division. … Coyotes rookies lead NHL teams in goals scored (31) and rookie points (77). … Arizona defensemen are tied for second in the league with 29 goals scored. … The Coyotes lead the NHL with a 53.8% faceoff rate. Boyd Gordon ranks fifth in the league with a 57.5% success rate, while Antoine Vermette’s 411 faceoff wins lead the club and rank 18th in the league. … Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s six game-winning goals lead all NHL defensemen. His 13 goals rank third amongst league defensemen, while his 33 points rank fourth. … The Coyotes lead the NHL with five hat tricks (Boedker x2, Duclair, Doan, Domi). … Shane Doan will pass Luc Robitaille and Scott Mellanby and tie Mike Gartner for 25th place on the NHL all-time games played list (1,432 games) tonight. The longest tenured captain, Doan trails only Jaromir Jagr (1,594 games) and Jarome Iginla (1,440). … Brad Richardson posted 65 points (24-41=65) in 255 career games with Los Angeles from 2008-13.

San Jose Sharks v Arizona Coyotes

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