KINGS (18-25-3) at WILD (22-20-3)
8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV
The Minnesota Wild look to avoid a third straight loss when they play the Los Angeles Kings at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.
Minnesota lost 7-4 to the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Monday and is 1-3-0 in its past four games. The Wild have allowed at least four goals in three of the past four.
The Kings, who begin a three-game road trip, have lost four of their past six games (2-4-0) and have scored two goals or fewer four times during that span.
Players to watch
Kings forward Anze Kopitar has five points (four goals, one assist) in his past five games.
Wild forward Jason Zucker has four points (three goals, one assist) during a three-game point streak.
They said it
"We're obviously not where we want to be, and I think that road trip can change things because everybody falls in that lower part of the standings. We just need to play the way we played against Pittsburgh [5-2 win Saturday]." -- Kings forward Ilya Kovalchuk
"It's L.A. They're a heavy-hitting team and (have) really good, skilled forwards. They're not having a great year but you know it doesn't matter. They're playing pretty well as of late, they picked it up, so we've got to make sure we're better." -- Wild forward Marcus Foligno
Kings projected lineup
Ilya Kovalchuk -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown
Alex Iafallo -- Jeff Carter -- Brendan Leipsic
Carl Hagelin -- Adrian Kempe -- Tyler Toffoli
Kyle Clifford -- Nate Thompson -- Matt Luff
Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin -- Alec Martinez
Dion Phaneuf -- Oscar Fantenberg
Scratched: Paul LaDue, Austin Wagner, Sean Walker
Injured: Trevor Lewis (foot), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)
Wild projected lineup
Jason Zucker -- Mikko Koivu -- Mikael Granlund
Jordan Greenway -- Eric Staal -- Nino Niederreiter
Zach Parise -- Charlie Coyle -- Luke Kunin
Marcus Foligno -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Matt Hendricks
Ryan Suter -- Jared Spurgeon
Jonas Brodin -- Greg Pateryn
Nick Seeler -- Nate Prosser
Scratched: J.T. Brown
Injured: Matt Dumba (upper body), Eric Fehr (lower body)
Thompson missed practice Monday but is expected to play. … Minnesota did not have a morning skate.
Quick is 6-3-0 with a 2.22 goals against average and .922 save percentage with one shutout in his past nine starts. … Parise has 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in his past 10 games. … Koivu is one goal away from 200 in his NHL career.