The Coyotes could be getting back a number of players in this two-game series. The team has been with defenders Oliver Ekman-Larsson (suspension) and Niklas Hjalmarsson (upper-body injury) for the last two games. Winger Drake Caggiula has missed five straight games and won’t be in the lineup tonight, but may return on Saturday.
As for the Kings, Blake Lizotte will be making his return tonight. Andreas Athanasiou remains on the COVID-19 protocols.
Here’s everything you need to know to tune in:
LOS ANGELES KINGS
Alex Iafallo — Anze Kopitar — Dustin Brown
Adrian Kempe — Gabriel Vilardi — Jeff Carter
Trevor Moore — Jaret Anderson-Dolan — Carl Grundstrom
Austin Wagner — Blake Lizotte — Matt Luff
Mikey Anderson — Drew Doughty
Tobias Bjornfot — Matt Roy
Olli Maatta — Austin Strand
Expected Scratches: Michael Amadio, Kurtis MacDermid
Injured Reserve: Martin Frk (lower body), Sean Walker (upper body)
COVID-19 Protocol: Andreas Athanasiou
Clayton Keller — Nick Schmaltz — Conor Garland
Lawson Crouse — Christian Dvorak — Tyler Pitlick
Dryden Hunt — Derick Brassard — Phil Kessel
Barrett Hayton — Johan Larsson — Christian Fischer
Oliver Ekman-Larsson — Ilya Lyubushkin
Jakob Chychrun — Alex Goligoski
Niklas Hjalmarsson — Jason Demers
Expected Scratches: Adin Hill, John Hayden, Jordan Oesterle
Injured Reserve: Drake Caggiula (lower body)
How to Watch
Puck drop is at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on Fox Sports West and Fox Sports Arizona, as well as available to stream through NHL.tv.
Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!