SENATORS (25-33-12) at KINGS (28-35-6)
10:30 p.m. ET; ESPN+, FS-W, RDS, TSN5, NHL.TV
The Los Angeles Kings will try to extend their winning streak to seven games when they play the Ottawa Senators at Staples Center on Wednesday.
The Kings have outscored opponents 18-7 during the streak, which is their longest since they won eight straight from Nov. 25-Dec. 9, 2017. They are 9-2-1 in their past 12 games and have won five in a row at home.
The Senators, who lost 5-2 at the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, play the second of a five-game road trip. They are 4-2-0 in their past six games.
Players to watch
Senators forward Brady Tkachuk has four points (three goals, one assist) in his past four games.
Kings forward Alex Iafallo has six points (two goals, four assists) in his past five games and has set NHL career highs in goals (17), assists (26) and points (43).
They said it
"Everybody is going to have those games. You can't just start thinking and overthinking about it. [Wednesday] is a new day and we just move on." -- Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot following a 5-2 loss to the Ducks on Tuesday
"A lot of times throughout the year I think we've played the same games and maybe not had a bounce or didn't get a timely goal and didn't get the reward, so now we're starting to get it, which is a good thing." -- Kings coach Todd McLellan
Senators projected lineup
Brady Tkachuk -- Chris Tierney -- Connor Brown
Rudolfs Balcers -- Colin White -- Bobby Ryan
Anthony Duclair -- Nick Paul -- Jayce Hawryluk
Mikkel Boedker -- Matthew Peca -- Scott Sabourin
Thomas Chabot -- Ron Hainsey
Mike Reilly -- Nikita Zaitsev
Andreas Englund -- Christian Wolanin
Injured: Artem Anisimov (upper body), Mark Borowiecki (ankle), Anders Nilsson (concussion)
Kings projected lineup
Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown
Adrian Kempe -- Blake Lizotte -- Trevor Lewis
Trevor Moore -- Gabriel Vilardi -- Martin Frk
Nikolai Prokhorkin -- Michael Amadio -- Austin Wagner
Ben Hutton -- Drew Doughty
Mikey Anderson -- Matt Roy
Kurtis MacDermid -- Sean Walker
Scratched: Joakim Ryan
Injured: Jeff Carter (lower body)
The Senators did not hold a morning skate. … Carter, a forward, will be out for a 10th straight game.
Brown needs one goal for 300 in the NHL. … The Kings are 7-1-1 in their past nine home games. ... Petersen is 3-0-0 with a 1.67-goals-against average and .953 save percentage in his past three games. … The Senators are 1-for-21 on the power play (4.8 percent) in their past seven games.