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Kings vs Wild Game 58: Lines, Notes & How to Watch

Games in Minnesota have been barn burners recently, with the last two games there combining for 22 goals.



The Los Angeles Kings kick off their five-game road trip Tuesday, heading to the State of Hockey to take on the Minnesota Wild.

Puck drops at 5:00 PM.

Games in Minnesota have been barn burners recently, with the last two games there combining for 22 goals. 

Todd McLellan will be hoping Tuesday's game is a more low even affair. But, having scored 22 goals in their last four games, Kings fans might be expecting a high-scoring game. 

There's no indication of who's playing at the time of writing, but I would expect Brendan Lemieux to rotate out of the lineup Tuesday. I would also expect Alex Edler to draw back in.

Expected Los Angeles Kings Lines:

Quinton Byfield-Anze Kopitar-Adrian Kempe

Trevor Moore-Phil Danault-Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala-Blake Lizotte-Alex Iafallo

Gabe Vilardi -Rasmus Kupari-Arthur Kaliyev/Jaret Anderson-Dolan


Mikey Anderson-Drew Doughty

Sean Durzi-Matt Roy 

Alex Edler-Sean Walker


Pheonix Copley

Jonathan Quick

Expected Minnesota Wild Lines:

Kirilll Kaprizov-Ryan Hartman-Mats Zuccarello

Adam Beckman-Joel Eriksson-Ek-Matthew Boldy

Jordan Greenway-Frederick Gaudreau-Brandon Duhaime

Mason Shaw-Connor Dewar-Ryan Reaves


Jacob Middleton-Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin-Matthew Dumba

Jon Merril-Alex Golikoski


Filip Gustavsson

Marc-Andre Fleury

Special Teams:

Los Angeles Kings Power Play: 51-195, 26.15%, 2nd in NHL

Los Angeles Kings Penalty Kill: 49-193, 74.61, 26th in NHL

Minnesota Wild Power Play: 43-179, 24.02%, 7th in NHL

Minnesota Wild Penalty Kill: 34-186, 81.72, 7th in NHL

Los Angeles Kings Pregame Notes:

  • The Kings have points in three of their last four games against the Wild, dating back to Dec. 11, 2021 (3-1-0).
  • Blake Lizotte skates into Xcel Energy Center riding a three-game point streak (2-3=5) and can extend it into a career-long fourth game with a point tonight.
  • Viktor Arvidsson and Drew Doughty each lead the team with eight road power-play points on the year.
  • The Kings have points in 12 of their 16 games against Central Division opponents this season (10-4-2).
  • This past Saturday vs. Arizona, the Kings scored five goals in the first period for the 15th time in franchise history, and the first since Nov. 13 2005 against Columbus. It is also a season-high for goals in a single period this season.

How to Watch:

TV: Bally Sports West, ESPN+; Radio: iHeartRadio

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