Photo: flickr shayhaas Writer: Jimmy Gold
We've got the Los Angeles Kings taking on the Arizona Coyotes in the NHL in this one. The Los Angeles Kings are coming off a 3-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. Marian Gaborik scored once for the Los Angeles Kings. Marian Gaborik is in the top five in points for his team this year. Trevor Lewis scored once for the Los Angeles Kings. Kyle Clifford scored once for the Los Angeles Kings. Drew Doughty picked up an assist in the third period. Anze Kopitar had an assist. Alec Martinez picked up an assist in the third period.
Mike Smith will man the pipes for the Arizona Coyotes in this one. His team gave him a light workload in his last game, allowing 0 goals on 19 shots. In 15 games at home last season, he posted a 8-7-0 record and 0.921 SV%.
Peter Budaj will try to be a brick wall in net for the Los Angeles Kings. He last played on Thursday and put together a 1 save percentage. Peter Budaj was fantastic on the road last season with a 0.933 SV% over 9 appearances
The Arizona Coyotes need to work on their structure as they've had trouble moving the puck up the ice this season. The Arizona Coyotes are 11-11-2 when playing at home this season. The Los Angeles Kings have been weak when playing on the road with a 10-13-3 record. The Arizona Coyotes have gone 5-14 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Los Angeles Kings have gone 7-6 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season.
We like the home team's chances in this game. We will side with the Arizona Coyotes in this one.
Game Time: 9:05 PM ET
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