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Kings vs Canucks Game 70: Lines, Notes & How to Watch

Joonas Korpisalo is expected to start, continuing the goalie rotation for the Kings.



Two red hot teams faceoff at Arena Thursday, as the Vancouver Canucks come to town to take on the Los Angeles Kings.

Puck drops at 7:00 PM.

Despite a tough season, the Canucks are 7-3 in their last 10, while the Kings are 8-0-1 in their last 10.

The Kings have also allowed two or fewer goals in their last seven games, locking it down defensively down the stretch.

Joonas Korpisalo is expected to start, continuing the goalie rotation for the Kings.

Per Todd McLellan at morning skate, Jordan Spence will return to the lineup in place of Sean Walker.

Expected Los Angeles Kings Lines:

Quinton Byfield-Anze Kopitar-Adrian Kempe

Trevor Moore-Phil Danault-Viktor Arvidsson

Alex Iafallo-Blake Lizotte-Gabe Vilardi

Carl Grundstrom-Rasmus Kupari-Arthur Kaliyev


Mikey Anderson-Drew Doughty

Vladislav Gavrikov-Matt Roy 

Alex Edler-Jordan Spence


Joonas Korpisalo

Pheonix Copley

Expected Vancouver Canucks Lines:

Andrei Kuzmenko-Elias Petterson-Anthony Beauvillier

Phil Di Giuseppe-J.T. Miller-Brock Boeser

Dakota Joshua-Nils Aman-Conor Garland

Vitali Kravstov-Sheldon Dries-Vasily Podkolzin


Quinn Hughes-Noah Juulsen

Guillaume Brisbois-Tyler Myers

Christian Wolanin-Kyle Burroughs


Thatcher Demko

Colin Delia

Special Teams:

Los Angeles Kings Power Play: 56-231, 24.24%, 6th in NHL

Los Angeles Kings Penalty Kill: 55-231, 76.91%, 22nd in NHL

Vancouver Canucks Power Play: 50-225, 22.22%, 12th in NHL

Vancouver Canucks Penalty Kill: 43-198, 68.18%, 32nd in NHL

Los Angeles Kings Pregame Notes:

  • Tonight’s game marks the third consecutive Saturday home game for the Kings (Mar. 4 vs. STL; Mar. 11 vs. NSH) with one more scheduled next week (Mar. 25 vs. WPG).
  • The Kings are 28-5-2 all-time when both Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty score a regular-season goal on the same game.
  • Of Adrian Kempe’s 32 goals this season, nine have come on the power-play. No Kings skater has scored 10 power-play goals in a single season since Jeff Carter (10) in the 2016-17 campaign.
  • Rasmus Kupari recorded his ninth assist of the season Thursday night, establishing a new single-season career high. Kupari now sits one point shy of tying his single-season career high in points (13) set in 2021-22.
  • The Kings are 26-2-2 when leading after two periods of play this season.

How to Watch:

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

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