Game Day Stats & Discussion Thread: San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings

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Just the Facts

Los Angeles KingsStatsSan Jose Sharks
9-13-1 (19 pts, 8th in Pacific)Record12-11-1 (25 pts, 5th in Pacific)
12.0% (29th)Power Play %20.0% (T-13th)
72.0% (30th)Penalty Kill %90.9% (1st)
2.61 (28th)Goals For/Game2.79 (T-21st)
3.43 (27th)Goals Against/Game3.33 (24th)
34.9 (1st)Shots For/Game29.2 (T-26th)
28.7 (2nd)Shots Against/Game30.0 (6th)
Kopitar (24)Points LeaderCouture (24)
Kopitar (9)Goals LeaderKane (12)
Kopitar (15)Assists LeaderCouture (19)

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Discussion Questions

  1. Both the Sharks and the Kings are led in scoring by their captains. Who has a better night — Couture or Kopitar?
  2. Write a conversation between Tyler Toffoli and Martin Jones when they cross paths tonight. You have between 250-500 words.
  3. How is this just the first time we’re facing the Sharks and yet we have to see them twice this week?