Two big points in the Western Conference playoff race will be up for grabs on national television Monday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks
, who sit two points out of a playoff spot after Sunday's 2-1 loss at Anaheim, will visit the Los Angeles Kings
at the Staples Center. Game time is slated for 9 p.m. ET and can be seen on VERSUS in the United States.
Los Angeles (22-15-1) is tied for fifth place in the West with the Colorado Avalanche
and St. Louis Blues
, who both lost at home Sunday night. Anze Kopitar
leads the Kings with 41 points (15 goals, 26 assists) in 38 games.