Vegas hosts Los Angeles after Pacioretty's 3-goal game

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Los Angeles Kings (3-4-2, sixth in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (5-1-1, fourth in the West Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Friday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings visit Vegas after Max Pacioretty scored three goals in the Golden Knights' 5-4 shootout loss to the Blues.

Vegas went 39-24-8 overall and 15-6-2 in division action a season ago. Goalies for the Golden Knights compiled a .900 save percentage while allowing 2.9 goals on 29.3 shots per game last season.

Los Angeles went 29-35-6 overall and 10-13-1 in division action a season ago. Goalies for the Kings allowed 2.8 goals on 29.5 shots per game last season.

The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: None listed.

Kings: Matt Roy: day to day (upper body).

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