Los Angeles and Philadelphia meet for a showdown without a conference

Philadelphia Flyers (13-12-6, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Los Angeles Kings (15-12-5, sixth in the Pacific)

Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Philadelphia take the ice cream in a non-conference match.

The kings are 9-7-2 at home. Los Angeles is serving 7.4 penalty minutes per game, the fewest in the Western Conference. Alex Turcotte leads them with an average of 2.0.

The Flyers left home 7-6-4. Philadelphia has an average of 8.7 penalty minutes per game, the ninth most in the Eastern Conference. Zack MacEwen leads the team with a total of 27 minutes.

For the first time this season, the teams will contest Saturday.

TOP PERFORMER: Matt Roy leads the Kings this season with a plus of eight in 31 games. Adrian Kempe has scored five goals in the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Cam Atkinson leads the Flyers with 12 goals and 20 points. Claude Giroux has 9 points in the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Kings: 6-3-1, average 2.6 goals, 4.3 assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a savings rate of 0.916.

Flyer: 5-3-2, average 3.2 goals, 5.4 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a 0.908 savings rate.

INJURIES: Kings: Cal Petersen: out (covid-19).

Flyer: Derick Brassard: out (health protocols), Carter Hart: out (health protocols), Scott Laughton: out (health protocols).


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.

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