The Kings were unable to call up a player from Manchester of the American Hockey League because they have no roster or salary-cap space, leaving them with 19 players for the game.
"Some of us got to step up," center Jarret Stoll said. "There's going to be four or five of us that play more minutes than we usually do, two or three more minutes. Just be smart; staying out of the penalty box is a key issue too. We don't want to put ourselves down where we have to kill penalties and chase the game. Want to just play a simple, smart road game with everybody going -- everybody going minus one guy."