Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings host the Minnesota Wild in Western Conference play.
Los Angeles is 3-3-0 at home and 7-6-1 overall. The Kings have conceded 53 goals while scoring 48 for a -5 scoring differential.
Minnesota has a 3-1-1 record on the road and a 5-5-1 record overall. The Wild have a 3-1-0 record when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.
The teams meet Tuesday for the sixth time this season. The Kings won the previous matchup 7-6.
Mats Zuccarello has scored five goals with seven assists for the Wild. Kirill Kaprizov has eight goals and four assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Wild: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
The Associated Press