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Game Day Stats & Discussion Thread: Los Angeles Kings @ Chicago Blackhawks

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Some new coach is going to walk away feeling good tonight.

Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Just the Facts

Los Angeles Kings Stats Chicago Blackhawks
Los Angeles Kings Stats Chicago Blackhawks
5-11-1 (11 pts) Record 7-8-4 (18 pts)
14.3% Power Play % 13.8%
78.4% Penalty Kill % 74.5%
2.00 Goals For/Game 2.74
3.24 Goals Against/Game 3.53
27.6 Shots For/Game 32.5
30.2 Shots Against/Game 33.1
Kovalchuk (14) Points Leader Kane (23)
Kovalchuk (5) Goals Leader Kane (12)
Kovalchuk, Doughty (9) Assists Leader Kane (11)

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Lineups

Los Angeles Kings

Iafallo - Kopitar -Brown
Kovalchuk - Carter - Toffoli
Hagelin - Kempe - Luff
Clifford - Thompson - Lewis

Forbort - Doughty
Muzzin - Martinez
Phaneuf - Fantenberg

Petersen
(TBD!)

That’s right, Peter Budaj has some sort of flu-type thing happening and may not be able to back up Petersen. Cal Petersen will probably get his first NHL start. Cole Kehler may be recalled. If not, there may be an Emergency Back-Up Goaltender sighting tonight in the United Center.

Chicago Blackhawks

Schmaltz - Toews - Kane
DeBrincat - Kampf - Kahun
Saad - Anisimov - Hayden
Kunitz - Kruger - Martinsen

Keith - Seabrook
Gustafsson - Jokiharju
Manning - Forsling

Crawford
(Ward)