Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings will try to keep their three-game home win streak alive when they face the Chicago Blackhawks.
Los Angeles is 7-6-1 overall and 4-3-0 in home games. The Kings have a 1-5-0 record when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent.
Chicago has gone 1-3-1 in road games and 5-5-2 overall. The Blackhawks have a -4 scoring differential, with 34 total goals scored and 38 allowed.
Thursday's game is the fifth time these teams match up this season. The Blackhawks won the last meeting 2-1 in overtime.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
Blackhawks: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 5.1 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
INJURIES: Kings: Alex Iafallo: out (lower body).
The Associated Press