Pittsburgh hosts Los Angeles after Guentzel’s 2-goal game

Los Angeles Kings (22-16-7, third in the Pacific) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (27-10-7, second place in the Metropolitan)

Pittsburgh; Sunday at 13 EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -202, Kings +168; over / under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hosts the Los Angeles Kings after Jake Guentzel scored two goals in the Penguins’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Red Wings.

The Penguins are 13-5-4 at home. Pittsburgh is number four in the Eastern Conference with 9.2 points per game. match, with an average of 3.3 goals and 5.9 assists.

Kings has gone 9-6-5 on the road. Los Angeles is number 30 in the NHL with 35.4 shots per game. match and has an average of 2.8 goals.

In their last meeting on January 13, Los Angeles won 6-2. Anze Kopitar scored a total of two goals for the Kings.

TOP FORMERS: Kris Letang leads the Penguins with a plus-19 in 40 games this season. Sidney Crosby has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.

Kopitar leads the Kings with 25 total assists and has 39 points. Viktor Arvidsson has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 7-1-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.1 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes, while giving 2.6 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.917.

Kings: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 4.5 assists, 2.8 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes, while giving up 2.8 goals per game. match with a save percentage of 0.889.

INJURIES: Penguins: Teddy Blueger: out (upper body).

Kings: Mikey Anderson: day to day (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Writing and data from Sports Radar.

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