Los Angeles faces Winnipeg, looks to end 5-game skid

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Winnipeg Jets (3-2-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (1-4-1, eighth in the Pacific)

Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -106, Jets -113; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles is looking to stop its five-game slide with a victory against Winnipeg.

Los Angeles went 21-28-7 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 9-14-5 at home. The Kings averaged 28.3 shots per game last season on the way to scoring 2.5 goals per game.

Winnipeg went 30-23-3 overall and 17-10-1 on the road in the 2020-21 season. The Jets scored 170 total goals last season, 37 on power plays and three shorthanded.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Kings: Drew Doughty: day to day (lower body).

Jets: Mark Scheifele: day to day (covid-19), Blake Wheeler: day to day (health protocols).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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