FLAMES (29-22-6) at KINGS (19-33-5)
10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN1
The Los Angeles Kings will try to end a five-game losing streak when they play the Calgary Flames at Staples Center on Wednesday.
The Kings are 2-12-1 in 2020. They're last in the Western Conference and 21 points behind the Arizona Coyotes for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Flames trail the Edmonton Oilers by two points for second in the Pacific Division and go for their third straight road win. It would be their third road winning streak of at least three games this season. They won four in a row from Nov. 27-Dec. 22 and three straight from Dec. 27-Jan. 7.
Players to watch
Flames forward Elias Lindholm has seven points (two goals, five assists) during a seven-game point streak. He has an assist in four straight games.
Kings forward Trevor Moore scored in a 4-1 loss at the New York Rangers on Sunday, his first point since being acquired in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Feb. 5.
They said it
"It's about keeping pucks alive, keeping plays alive, winning loose pucks. That's the key for us if we want to continue having success." -- Flames forward Milan Lucic on the second power-play unit
"He's stepped in and kind of put the systems into his game right away, which is hard to do, so I'm really impressed with him." -- Kings center Blake Lizotte on forward Trevor Moore
Flames projected lineup
Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Elias Lindholm
Andrew Mangiapane -- Mikael Backlund -- Matthew Tkachuk
Milan Lucic -- Derek Ryan -- Dillon Dube
Zac Rinaldo -- Mark Jankowski -- Tobias Rieder
Noah Hanifin -- Rasmus Andersson
TJ Brodie -- Michael Stone
Oliver Kylington -- Alexander Yelesin
Scratched: Brandon Davidson, Buddy Robinson, Sam Bennett
Injured: Travis Hamonic (shoulder), Mark Giordano (hamstring), Juuso Valimaki (knee)
Kings projected lineup
Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown
Adrian Kempe -- Jeff Carter -- Tyler Toffoli
Trevor Moore -- Blake Lizotte -- Austin Wagner
Nikolai Prokhorkin -- Michael Amadio -- Trevor Lewis
Joakim Ryan -- Drew Doughty
Alec Martinez -- Sean Walker
Derek Forbort -- Matt Roy
Scratched: Ben Hutton, Martin Frk, Kurtis MacDermid
Yelesin is expected to make his NHL debut. … Frk was recalled from Ontario of the American Hockey League. He's scored three goals in four games with the Kings this season. Forward Carl Grundstrom was assigned to Ontario.
The Flames are 1 for 11 (9 percent) on the power play in three games (1-1-1) against the Kings this season. … Doughty has five points (two goals, three assists) in three games against the Flames this season after he had 18 points (two goals, 16 assists) in his first 45.