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LA Kings vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: How to Watch

Kings continue home stand against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins

by Jack Jablonski @LAKings / LAKings.com

What you need to know ahead of tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins:

When: February 26 at 7:30 pm PT

Where: STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA)

Watch: NBCSN or Watch NBC Sports

Listen: Kings Audio Network on iHeart Radio.

Tickets: Kings vs Penguins

Previous Matchup:

  • Two late goals by Michael Amadio and Kyle Clifford force extra time, but fall in shootout to Penguins

Video: LAK Recap: Kings rally, lose to Penguins in shootout

Team Records:

  • Penguins: 37 - 18 - 6 (80 pts)
  • Kings: 22 - 35 - 6 (50 pts)

Kings Notes: 

  • Anze Kopitar is two goals shy of 20 on the year. It would be the 11th time he hit that threshold in his career
  • Jonathon Quick is expected to start

Penguins Notes:

  • This will be the first game for the Penguins since acquiring Patrick Marleau, Conor Sheary and Evan Rodriques on Monday's trade deadline 
  • The Penuins are 5-4-1 in February

Who to Watch:

  • Sidney Crosby who has 24 points (8-16-24) in 16 games since returning from injury on January 13, incling two four-points games during that span
  • Evgeni Malkin, who will be playing his 900th career game and has 62 points (21-41-62) through 46 games this season
  • Adrian Kempe, who is set to play in his 250th career game and has 99 career points (40-59-99)
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