Rangers visit the Kings following shutout victory
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings host New York after the Rangers shut out Vegas 5-0. Alexandar Georgiev earned the victory in the net for New York after collecting 38 saves.
The Kings are 9-6-1 at home. Los Angeles has converted on 12.6% of power-play opportunities, recording 13 power-play goals.
The Rangers are 7-5-1 on the road. New York averages 4.7 penalties per game, the most in the NHL. Brendan Lemieux leads the team with 14 total penalties.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-3-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.1 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.
Kings: 3-6-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.2 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Kings Injuries: None listed.
Rangers Injuries: Marc Staal: out (ankle).