What you need to know ahead of the game against the Arizona Coyotes:
When: May 3 at 7:00 pm PT (Kings Live Pre-Game Show at 6:30 PT)
Where: Gila River Arena (Glendale, AZ)
Watch: KCOP-13 orBally Sports (NHL.TVoutside of LA area)
Listen: Kings Audio Network on iHeart Radio
Coyotes: 22 - 24 - 6 (50 pts)
Kings: 19 - 24 - 6 (44 pts)
Darcy Kuemper stops all 26 Kings shots in a convincing 4-0 win for the Coyotes.
Video: LAK Recap: Kopitar, Moore record 4 shots in 4-0 loss
The Kings were perfect on the penalty kill for the fourth-straight game, killing off the Ducks' lone power-play opportunity on Saturday night. They are 117-for-138 this season, third in the NHL in PK percentage at 84.8 pct.
Anze Kopitar remains just three points shy of the 1,000 career point marker. Kopitar leads the Kings in assists (35) and points (47).
Tobias Bjornfot scored his first career goal on Saturday against the Ducks. The goal came in Bjornfot's 29th career NHL game.
Brendan Lemieux scored his first goal with the Kings on Saturday night. It was Lemieux's third goal of the season, having scored two goals with the Rangers prior to being acquired by the Kings on March 27, 2021.
The Coyotes are 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. During that span, they Coyotes have been outscored 33-25.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson ranks last in the Honda Pacific Division with a minus-21 plus/minus rating.
Who to Watch:
Jonathan Quick, who stopped 33 of 34 shots against the Ducks on Friday night. It was Quick's 10th win of the season.
Jakob Chychrun, who leads all defensemen in the NHL in goals (16). Chychrun has tallied 37 points (16-21=37) in 52 games this season.