Hurricanes host the Kings following shutout victory
Raleigh, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings visit Carolina after the Hurricanes shut out Arizona 3-0. Petr Mrazek earned the victory in the net for Carolina after recording 32 saves.
The Hurricanes have gone 14-8-0 in home games. Carolina ranks sixth in the NHL recording 9.2 points per game, averaging 3.3 goals and 5.8 assists.
The Kings are 7-14-3 on the road. Los Angeles has given up 34 power-play goals, killing 74.6% of opponent chances.
Carolina defeated Los Angeles 2-0 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 15.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 3-6-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.2 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.1 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Hurricanes: 5-5-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.8 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .882 save percentage.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: None listed.
Kings: Blake Lizotte: day to day (lower body).