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Kings at Jets preview

Campbell starts again for Los Angeles; Winnipeg seeks home success

by Scott Billeck / NHL.com Correspondent

KINGS (1-0-1) at JETS (1-1-0)

8 p.m. ET; TSN3, FS-W, NHL.TV

 

The Game

Jack Campbell will make his second straight start for the Los Angeles Kings when they visit the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday.

Campbell made 36 saves in a 4-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday filling in for goalie Jonathan Quick, who is not on the Kings' four-game road trip and is day to day with a lower-body injury sustained in practice Saturday. 

Goalie Connor Hellebuyck will start for the Jets, who allowed three power-play goals in a 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on Sunday.

It's the home opener for Winnipeg, which was an NHL best 32-7-2 at Bell MTS Place last season.

 

Players to watch

Kings forward Alex Iafallo has three points (two goals, one assist) in his past two games. 

Jets forward Kyle Connor has three points (two goals, one assist) in his past two games.

 

They said it

"No. It doesn't matter. We've done this many times before. [Quick] has been injured a lot. We've done this many times before and we know what to do." -- Kings defenseman Drew Doughty on if the mindset changes with goalie Jonathan Quick out with an injury

"Penalties, more than discipline, right? We don't like the stick penalties where we're tripping guys. There's a big volume of that. We were eager to get on the puck, not with our feet but with our sticks. We want to clean that up a bit." -- Jets coach Paul Maurice on the penalty kill, which has allowed three goals on nine opportunities this season

 

Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Ilya Kovalchuk

Austin Wagner -- Jeff Carter -- Tyler Toffoli

Tanner Pearson -- Adrian Kempe --Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford -- Nate Thompson -- Michael Amadio

Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty

Jake Muzzin -- Alec Martinez

Dion Phaneuf -- Paul LaDue

Jack Campbell

Peter Budaj

Scratched: Oscar Fantenberg, Jaret Anderson-Dolan

Injured: Jonathan Quick (lower body), Dustin Brown (finger), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)

 

Jets projected lineup

Kyle Connor -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Nikolaj Ehlers -- Bryan Little -- Patrik Laine

Andrew Copp -- Adam Lowry -- Brandon Tanev

Mathieu Perreault -- Jack Roslovic -- Kristian Vesalainen

Josh Morrissey -- Jacob Trouba

Ben Chiarot -- Dustin Byfuglien

Joe Morrow -- Tyler Myers

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: Nic Petan, Marko Dano, Dmitry Kulikov, Tucker Poolman

Injured: None

 

Status report

Clifford returns to the lineup after being a healthy scratch Sunday. … Trouba missed the morning skate but will play.

 
Stat pack

Toffoli has three points (one goal, two assists) in his past two games.  … Laine has one goal and one assist in his past two games.

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