KINGS (17-23-3) at SHARKS (23-13-7)
10:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, NHL.TV
The San Jose Sharks will try to win their third straight game when they play the Los Angeles Kings at SAP Center on Monday.
The Sharks are 9-2-2 in their past 13 games and have scored at least five goals in four straight. They ended the Tampa Bay Lightning's season-long 16-game point streak with a 5-2 victory in San Jose on Saturday.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick is coming off a 16-save shutout in a 4-0 victory against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday for his 300th NHL win. He's 5-2-0 with a 2.13 goals-against average and .921 save percentage in his past seven starts.
Los Angeles is 2-3-0 in its past five games after a four-game winning streak.
Players to watch
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has four points (two goals, two assists) in his past four games.
Sharks defenseman Brent Burns has 12 points (three goals, nine assists) in a five-game point streak.
They said it
"I just love coming here and playing. It's usually a night where you leave with some bangs and bruises, but it's the most fun hockey." -- Kings defenseman Drew Doughty on playing the rival Sharks in San Jose
"He's an all-world player, has been for a long time. For me, this is the best hockey he's played consistently in both ends of the rink and combining the defense with the offense. He keeps maturing as a player every year you're around him." -- Sharks coach Peter DeBoer on defenseman Brent Burns
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 -- Austin Wagner
Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin -- Sean Walker
Dion Phaneuf -- Oscar Fantenberg
Scratched: Paul LaDue, Matt Luff
Injured: Alec Martinez (upper body), Trevor Lewis (foot), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)
Sharks projected lineup
Marcus Sorensen -- Joe Thornton -- Joe Pavelski
Lukas Radil -- Logan Couture -- Timo Meier
Evander Kane -- Tomas Hertl -- Joonas Donskoi
Melker Karlsson -- Barclay Goodrow -- Kevin Labanc
Joakim Ryan -- Brent Burns
Brenden Dillon - Erik Karlsson
Jacob Middleton -- Tim Heed
Scratched: Rourke Chartier
Injured: Radim Simek (concussion), Justin Braun (knee), Marc-Edouard Vlasic (wrist)
Simek skated and has not been ruled out but will need to pass more concussion protocol tests to play. … Vlasic and Braun, each on injured reserve, were on the ice after the morning skate.
Brown has four points (one goal, three assists) in his past four games. … Erik Karlsson has 19 points (one goal, 18 assists) in his past 12 games. … Couture has a four-game point streak with six points (three goals, three assists). … Melker Karlsson will play in his 300th NHL game.