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

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NHL: San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Just the Facts

Los Angeles Kings Stats San Jose Sharks
Los Angeles Kings Stats San Jose Sharks
9-13-1 (19 pts, 8th in Pacific) Record 12-11-1 (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/Game 2.79 (T-21st)
3.43 (27th) Goals Against/Game 3.33 (24th)
34.9 (1st) Shots For/Game 29.2 (T-26th)
28.7 (2nd) Shots Against/Game 30.0 (6th)
Kopitar (24) Points Leader Couture (24)
Kopitar (9) Goals Leader Kane (12)
Kopitar (15) Assists Leader Couture (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?