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Preview: Golden Knights Take on Kings Hoping to Extend Win Streak

Vegas Golden Knights v Los Angeles Kings Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Tonight the Vegas Golden Knights (27-12-2, 56 points) will take on the Los Angeles Kings (22-14-6, 50 points) in a Pacific division matchup, and Vegas will look to extend their win streak to 4 in a row.

Tale of the Tape

Vegas Golden Knights

Record over Last 10: 6-3-1

Goals For Per Game: 3.32

Goals Against Per Game: 2.78

Power Play Efficiency: 25.7%

Penalty Kill Efficiency: 78.7%

Los Angeles Kings

Record over Last 10: 7-2-1

Goals For Per Game: 3.17

Goals Against Per Game: 3.43

Power Play Efficiency: 22.9%

Penalty Kill Efficiency: 71.7%


Players of Note

Los Angeles Kings

Leading Scorer: Kevin Fiala — 10-29-39 in 42 games

Top Goal Scorer: Gabriel Vilardi — 16 goals in 41 games

Goalie: Pheonix Copley — 9-2-0, .901 SV%, 2.66 GAA

Vegas Golden Knights

Leading Scorer: Chandler Stephenson — 11-29-40 in 41 games

Top Goal Scorer: Reilly Smith — 18 goals in 41 games

Goalie: Logan Thompson — 18-9-1, .915 SV%, 2.61 GAA


Here are the projected lines for both sides.

Vegas Golden Knights

Reilly Smith — Jack Eichel — Jonathan Marchessault

Mike Amadio — Chandler Stephenson — Mark Stone

Paul Cotter — William Karlsson — Phil Kessel

Will Carrier — Nicolas Roy — Keegan Kolesar

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Nic Hague — Alex Pietrangelo

Brayden McNabb — Kaedan Kor

Ben Hutton — Brayden Pachal

Logan Thompson

Los Angeles Kings

Quinton Byfield — Anze Kopitar — Adrian Kempe

Alex Iafalo — Phillip Danault — Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala — Blake Lizotte — Gabriel Vilardi

Brendan Lemieux — Rasmus Kupari — Jaret Anderson-Dolan

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Mikey Anderson — Drew Doughty

Sean Durzi — Matt Roy

Alex Edler — Sean Walker

Pheonix Copley


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