Los Angeles takes home win in the duel with New Jersey | Sports

New Jersey Devils (4-3-1, fifth in the Metropolitan) vs. Los Angeles Kings (4-5-1, fourth in the Pacific)

Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles welcomes New Jersey with the aim of extending its home winning streak of three games.

Los Angeles finished the standings 21-28-7 with a 9-14-5 record at home in the 2020/21 season. The Kings averaged 2.5 goals and 4.2 assists per game last season.

New Jersey finished the 2020/21 season 19-30-7 overall and 12-12-4 on the road. Goalies for the Devils posted three shutouts last season while putting together a save percentage of 0.891.

For the first time this season, the teams will compete against each other on Friday.

INJURIES: Kings: None listed.

Devils: Mackenzie Blackwood: out (lower body).

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

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