Game 50 Preview: Los Angeles at Arizona - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings (30-16-3) vs Arizona Coyotes (24-20-5)
Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 6:00 p.m. PT
Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ
Referees: #19 Gord Dwyer, #31 Trevor Hansen
Linesmen: #63 Trent Knorr, #52 Shandor Alphonso
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Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 41 GP (41 GS) / 26-13-2 record / 2.19 GAA / .919 Sv% / 3 SHO
Career vs Arizona: 37 (37) / 17-16-4 / 2.58 / .905 / 6
Last Game vs Arizona: 1/23/16 / 60 MP / 21-24 shots / 2-3 L
2015-16, Away: 17 (17) / 12-4-1 / 2.07 / .932 / 2

Arizona Projected Starting Goaltender – Louis Domingue
2015-16: 17 GP (15 GS) / 9-5-3 record / 2.31 GAA / .924 Sv% / 2 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 2 (2) / 1-0-1 / 2.99 / .902 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 1/23/16 / 60 MP / 26-28 shots / 3-2 W
2015-16, Home: 12 (10) / 6-4-2 / 2.23 / .923 / 2

Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Anze Kopitar (13-29=42)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (22-15=37)
Assists: Anze Kopitar (13-29=42)
Plus/Minus: Tyler Toffoli (+24; 22-15=37)
Penalty Minutes: Brayden McNabb (61; 2-5=7)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (28:01; 10-18=28)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (60.6%; 3-4=7)

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2015-16 Arizona Leaders
Total Points: Mikkel Boedker (12-22=34), Oliver Ekman-Larsson (14-20=34)
Goals: Shane Doan (17-10=27)
Assists: Mikkel Boedker (12-22=34)
Plus/Minus: Brad Richardson (+8; 5-15=20), Connor Murphy (+8; 4-7=11)
Penalty Minutes: Shane Doan (54; 17-10=27)
Time On Ice: Oliver Ekman Larsson (25:27; 14-20=34)
Corsi-For Percentage: Anthony Duclair (51.9%; 13-12=25)

Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 15 / 2.59; ARI – t-11 / 2.65
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 3 / 2.27; ARI – t-26 / 2.96
Power Play: LAK – t-7 / 20.4%; ARI – 17 / 17.8%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 11 / 82.3%; ARI – 28 / 76.6%
Shots/Game: LAK – 3 / 32.1; ARI – 29 / 27.4
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 6 / 28.0; ARI – 20 / 30.3
Faceoffs: LAK – 20 / 49.8%; ARI – 2 / 53.7%
Save Percentage: LAK – t-7 / .919; ARI – t-26 / .902
Corsi-For Percentage: LAK – 1 / 56.2%; ARI – 26 / 47.2%

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Los Angeles Projected Lineup

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

Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty
Alec Martinez – Luke Schenn
Brayden McNabb – Jamie McBain

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 84-99-33 all-time against the Arizona franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 37-55-17 and a 2015-16 mark of 1-3-0. The Kings are 2-5-1 in their last eight visits to Gila River Arena. This is the last regular season game between the two teams. … Los Angeles is 17-10-1 against the Western Conference and 10-6-0 against the Pacific Division. … Anze Kopitar ranks second amongst NHL forwards with a 21:09 TOI/GP. Since November 20, he ranks second in NHL scoring with 35 points (8-27=35) and leads the league with 27 assists over that span. … Vincent Lecavalier has six points (4-2=6) in 10 games since joining the Kings. … Tyler Toffoli is tied for the league lead with a plus-24 rating and is tied for ninth with 22 goals. He is expected to play in his 198th regular season game tonight. … With 40 career shutouts, Jonathan Quick is tied with Frank Brimsek and John Vanbiesbrouck for the most all-time amongst American goaltenders. … Los Angeles leads the league with six wins when trailing after two periods and is tied for the league lead with 11 wins when allowing the first goal.

San Jose Sharks v Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Projected Lines

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

Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Connor Murphy
Jarred Tinordi – Zbynek Michalek
Kevin Connauton – Michael Stone

Louis Domingue
Anders Lindback

Notes and Milestones: Lines via Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic … Joe Vitale (IR / upper-body), Mike Smith (IR / lower body) remain out; Viktor Tikhonov is also listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury. … The Coyotes are 17-8-2 against the Western Conference and 11-2-2 against the Pacific Division. … With a record of 16-5-5 in one-goal games, Arizona leads the league in one-goal wins. … The Coyotes lead all NHL teams in rookie points (81) and rookie goals (34). … Arizona defensemen rank second in the NHL with 30 goals. … The Coyotes are 9-2-2 when Oliver Ekman-Larsson scores. He has goals in three of four games and points in all four games against the Kings this season. … Louis Domingue was the first Coyote rookie since Peter Mueller in January, 2008 to earn the NHL’s Rookie of the Month award when he received the honors for his work in January (6-3-2 / 2.20 / .925). … Shane Doan has 21 points (12-9=21) in 21 home games. … Dave Tippett will coach his 1,000th NHL game tonight.

Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes