Kings bring home winning streak into game against the Rangers
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Kings host the New York Rangers trying to continue a five-game home winning streak.
Los Angeles is 10-7-1 overall and 6-3-0 in home games. The Kings have committed 77 total penalties (4.3 per game) to rank seventh in the league.
New York has an 8-6-3 record overall and a 5-3-1 record on the road. The Rangers have a 5-1-1 record when scoring a power-play goal.
The teams play Tuesday for the third time this season. The Rangers won 3-2 in a shootout in the last matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 5-3-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 5.1 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
Rangers: 5-3-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.9 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.