Game 64 Preview: Los Angeles vs Anaheim

Los Angeles Kings (38-21-4) vs Anaheim Ducks (36-19-8)
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 1:00 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #34 Brad Meier, #29 Ian Walsh
Linesmen: #95 Jonny Murray, #82 Ryan Galloway
FOX Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio

Anaheim Ducks v Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2015-16: 51 GP (51 GS) / 32-16-3 record / 2.18 GAA / .920 Sv% / 3 SHO
Career vs Anaheim: 32 (32) / 15-9-6 / 2.58 / .903 / 1
Last Game vs Anaheim: 2/28/16 / 57 MP / 25-29 shots / 2-4 L
2015-16, Home: 28 (28) / 17-10-1 / 2.25 / .908 / 1

Anaheim Projected Starting Goaltender: John Gibson
2015-16: 28 GP (26 GS) / 16-8-2 record / 2.09 GAA / .918 Sv% / 4 SHO
Career vs Los Angeles: 5 (5) / 4-1-0 / 2.20 / .917 / 0
Last Game vs Los Angeles: 2/28/16 / 60 MP / 27-29 shots / 4-2 W
2015-16, Away: 11 (10) / 5-3-1 / 2.38 / .905 / 2

Anaheim Ducks v Detroit Red Wings

2015-16 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Anze Kopitar (19-35=54)
Goals: Tyler Toffoli (24-21=45)
Assists: Anze Kopitar (19-35=54)
Plus/Minus: Tyler Toffoli (+27; 24-21=45)
Penalty Minutes: Milan Lucic (72; 14-23=37)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (28:21; 11-29=40)
Corsi-For Percentage: Nick Shore (60.4%; 3-6=9)

2015-16 Anaheim Leaders
Total Points: Ryan Getzlaf (9-42=51)
Goals: Corey Perry (28-21=49)
Assists: Ryan Getzlaf (9-42=51)
Plus/Minus: Ryan Getzlaf (+14; 9-42=51)
Penalty Minutes: Kevin Bieksa (82; 4-10=14)
Time On Ice: Cam Fowler (22:23; 4-18=22)
Corsi-For Percentage: Hampus Lindholm (57.5%; 8-13=21)

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Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – t-17 / 2.63; ANA – 22 / 2.51
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 1 / 2.27; ANA – 2 / 2.29
Power Play: LAK – t-7 / 21.5%; ANA – 3 / 23.0%
Penalty Kill: LAK – t-13 / 81.4%; ANA – t-1 / 86.7%
Shots/Game: LAK – 2 / 32.6; ANA – t-8 / 30.7
Shots Against/Game: LAK – t-4 / 27.8; ANA – 3 / 27.4
Faceoffs: LAK – t-15 / 50.0%; ANA – 4 / 51.4%
Save Percentage: LAK – 8 / .918; ANA – 9 / .917
Corsi-for Percentage: LAK – 1 / 56.3% / ANA – 3 / 53.0%

Anaheim Ducks v Detroit Red Wings

Los Angeles Projected Lines

Milan Lucic – Anze Kopitar – Tyler Toffoli
Dwight King – Jeff Carter – Dustin Brown
Tanner Pearson – Vincent Lecavalier – Trevor Lewis
Kyle Clifford – Nick Shore – Kris Versteeg

Rob Scuderi – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Alec Martinez
Brayden McNabb – Luke Schenn

Jonathan Quick
Jhonas Enroth

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 55-45-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a home mark of 33-18-11. The Kings have lost nine of the last 11 regular season games to the Ducks, going 2-5-4 over that span. Thus far, Los Angeles is 1-2-0 in the season series, with one additional game remaining at Staples Center on April 7. … The Kings are 21-12-2 against the Western Conference and 13-8-0 against the Pacific Division. … Los Angeles has won four straight at home. … Tanner Pearson has four goals during his three-game goal streak, which ties a career-high. The team is 10-1-0 when he scores. … Dwight King has three points (2-1=3) in the last four games. With seven goals in 28 games, his production prorated over an 82-game season equals 20.5 goals. … Anze Kopitar has 57 points (22-35=57) in 53 career games against Anaheim. He ranks tied for third amongst league forwards with a TOI of 20:49 and is tied for sixth overall with a plus-23 rating. … With 465 career points (215-250=465), Dustin Brown is one point behind Charlie Simmer (466 points) for 10th place overall on the team’s all-time list. With 250 career assists, he is one assist from surpassing Mark Hardy for 11th place overall on the team’s all-time list. He has gone seven consecutive games without a point. … With 298 career goals, Jeff Carter is two goals shy of 300 in his career. He has two goals in the last 20 games. … Tyler Toffoli ranks second in the league with a plus-27 rating. … Drew Doughty ranks third in the league with a TOI of 28:21. … The Kings will play in front of their 162nd straight sold out crowd at Staples Center (192nd, including playoffs).

Anaheim Ducks v Detroit Red Wings

Anaheim Projected Lineups

Jamie McGinn – Rickard Rakell – Corey Perry
David Perron – Ryan Kesler – Nick Ritchie
Andrew Cogliano – Nate Thompson – Jakob Silfverberg
Ryan Garbutt – Chris Wagner – Mike Santorelli

Cam Fowler – Kevin Bieksa
Hampus Lindholm – Josh Manson
Simon Despres – Sami Vatanen

John Gibson
Frederik Andersen

Notes and milestones: Ryan Getzlaf is a “game-time decision” due to a lower body injury, via Eric Stephens of the OC Register. Simon Despres is recovering from the flu and did not play Thursday but skated Friday. Chris Stewart (jaw) and Brandon Pirri (ankle) are out. … Anaheim has tied a franchise record with 10 consecutive wins. The Ducks’ last 10-game win streak took place between December 6-28, 2013. They have points in 12 straight games (11-0-1), marking the longest active winning and points streaks in the NHL. Anaheim is the third team this season, joining Chicago and Florida, to record a 10-game winning streak. Since a 3-2 Kings win at the Honda Center on January 17, the Ducks have lost only once in regulation. … Anaheim has at least one power play goal during every game of their 10-game winning streak, going 17-50 (34.0%) over that span. The Ducks have three power play goals in two of their last three games. … Anaheim’s 59 goals since the All-Star break lead the NHL. … The Ducks are 2-0-1 in day games this season. … With 20 points since the All-Star Break, Ryan Getzlaf is tied with Sidney Crosby for second place in the league over that span, two points behind Connor McDavid’s 22 points. Getzlaf was named the league’s First Star for February. … Andrew Cogliano is the NHL’s reigning Ironman, having played in 685 consecutive games since beginning his career on October 4, 2007. It is the sixth longest consecutive games played streak in NHL history (Doug Jarvis: 964 consecutive games from 10/75 – 10/87).

Anaheim Ducks v Vancouver Canucks

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