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LA Kings at Minnesota Wild: How to Watch

Streaking Kings face-off against red-hot Wild in Saturday matinee

by Jack Jablonski @LAKings / LAKings.com

What you need to know ahead of tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild:

When: March 7 at 1:00 pm PT

Where: STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA)

Watch: FOX Sports West or FOX Sports GO (NHL.TV outside of LA area)

Listen: Kings Audio Network on iHeart Radio.

Tickets: Wild @ Kings
 

Previous Matchup:

  • Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter and Sean Walker all score, leading the Kings to a 3 to 1 over the Wild.

Team Records:

  • Wild: 34 - 26 - 7 (75 pts)
  • Kings: 26 - 35 - 5 (58 pts)

Kings Notes: 

  • The Kings are averaging .75 goals against during their four-game win streak
  • The Kings are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games, their best 10-game stretch this year
  • Cal Peterson is expected to start

Wild Notes:

  • The Wild are 7-3-0 since Dean Evason took over as interim head coach, following the firing of Bruce Boudreau on Feb. 14. 
  • Mikko Koivu is the only player on the 28th-ranked Wild in face-off percentage with an average above 50% at 52.93%
  • The Wild entered the playoff bracket for the first time on Thursday for the first time since Dec. 7th.

Who to Watch:

  • Kevin Fiala, who has registered 12 points (5-7=12) and is a plus-8 during his current six game point streak
  • Cal Petersen, who made 42 of 43 saves against the Vegas Golden Knights in Sunday night's 4-1 win


 

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