Nashville Predators (2-111-2, first in Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (16-12-5, fifth in Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nashville visits the Los Angeles Kings after Filip Forsberg scored two goals in the Predators’ 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.
The Kings are 6-8-4 in Western Conference games. Los Angeles is 29th in the league with 34.4 shots per game and an average of 2.7 goals.
The Predators are 13-5-1 in conference clashes. Nashville is averaging 11.8 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the league. Mark Borowiecki leads the team with 67 minutes in total.
When they last met on October 19, Nashville won 2-1.
BEST PERFORMERS: Matt Roy leads the Kings with a plus-nine rating in 33 games this season. Trevor Moore has 7 points from his last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Roman Josi leads the Predators with 30 points, scoring 11 goals and registering 19 assists. Forsberg has collected five assists in the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 6-3-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a d percentage ‘stops, 916.
Predators: 8-1-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.9 penalties and 13.5 penalty minutes while allowing 2.1 goals per game with save percentage of. 928.
INJURIES: Kings: None listed.
Predators: Thomas Novak: released (health protocol), Dante Fabbro: released (health protocol).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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