Colorado visits Los Angeles after shutout win
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado visits Los Angeles after the Avalanche shut out Anaheim 1-0. Pavel Francouz earned the victory in the net for Colorado after recording 26 saves.
The Kings are 15-19-1 in Western Conference games. Los Angeles has surrendered 41 power-play goals, killing 75.3% of opponent chances.
The Avalanche are 9-8-2 against opponents from the Central Division. Colorado is third in the NHL recording 9.4 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 5.9 assists.
In their last matchup on Feb. 15, Los Angeles won 3-1. Tyler Toffoli recorded a team-high 3 points for the Kings.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-2-1, averaging 2.8 goals, five assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while allowing 1.5 goals per game with a .949 save percentage.
Kings: 4-6-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.5 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
INJURIES: Kings: Jeff Carter: out (lower body).