Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 3 Thread: Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings

Come chat with us as Vegas aims for a 3-0 series lead.

The Vegas Golden Knights are shuffling the lineup as they look for a Game 3 victory against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

David Perron returns to the lineup for the first time since March 26, but it comes with a twist. Tomas Tatar, the man Vegas gave up three draft picks for at the trade deadline, is a healthy scratch. Ryan Reaves and Oscar Lindberg join the scratch parade for Vegas.

The Kings, trailing this series 2-0, are also getting a couple of key guys back. Drew Doughty returns from his one-game suspension, and Jake Muzzin returns from an upper-body injury for the first time since March 26.

Vegas going for the commanding lead. Los Angeles trying to survive. Here are the lines.

Golden Knights lineup

Jonathan Marchessault — William Karlsson — Reilly Smith

Alex Tuch — Erik Haula — James Neal

David Perron — Cody Eakin — Ryan Carpenter

William Carrier — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare — Tomas Nosek

Brayden McNabb — Nate Schmidt

Shea Theodore — Deryk Engelland

Jon Merrill — Colin Miller

Marc-Andre Fleury

Malcolm Subban

Kings lineup

Alex Iafallo — Anze Kopitar — Dustin Brown

Tanner Pearson — Jeff Carter — Tyler Toffoli

Tobias Rieder — Adrian Kempe — Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford — Nate Thompson — Torrey Mitchell

Jake Muzzin — Drew Doughty

Oscar Fantenberg — Alec Martinez

Dion Phaneuf — Christian Folin

Jonathan Quick

Jack Campbell

Let’s chat about the game, shall we?