This time, the series moves to St. Paul, where the Wild just wrapped up a split series against the San Jose Sharks (actually, both the Kings and Wild have split two series since they last met). In the first game against the Sharks, Wild goaltender Cam Talbot was injured and replaced by Kaapo Kahkonen, who will start in net tonight.
Here’s everything you need to know to tune in:
LOS ANGELES KINGS
Adrian Kempe — Anze Kopitar — Alex Iafallo
Andreas Athanasiou — Blake Lizotte — Jeff Carter
Lias Andersson — Gabriel Vilardi — Dustin Brown
Carl Grundstrom — Michael Amadio — Trevor Moore
Mikey Anderson — Drew Doughty
Kale Clague — Matt Roy
Kurtis MacDermid — Sean Walker
Expected Scratches: Austin Wagner, Olli Maatta
Injured Reserve: Martin Frk (lower body), Matt Luff (undisclosed)
Zach Parise — Nick Bjugstad — Kevin Fiala
Marcus Johansson — Nick Bonino — Kirill Kaprizov
Jordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus Foligno
Nico Sturm — Victor Rask — Ryan Hartman
Ryan Suter — Matt Dumba
Jonas Brodin — Jared Spurgeon
Ian Cole — Carson Soucy
Expected Scratches: Gerald Mayhew, Brad Hunt
Injured Reserve: Mats Zuccarello (upper body), Alex Stalock (upper body), Cam Talbot (lower body)
How to Watch
Puck drop is at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on Fox Sports West, Fox Sports Wisconsin and Fox Sports North, as well as available to stream through NHL.tv.
Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!