It’s time to close out the season series between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings and #BeatLA one last time. In seven match-ups so far, the Kings have just one victory, a 6-2 win on February 11.
Last night, the Sharks took home a 5-2 win. Brent Burns had three assists on goals from Kevin Labanc, Patrick Marleau and Dylan Gambrell. Rudolphs Balcers and Tomas Hertl also scored for the Sharks.
These two teams are starting to look sick of each other, with fights between Jeffrey Viel and Kurtis MacDermid, as well as Marcus Sorensen and Andreas Athanasiou.
Here’s everything you’ll need to know to tune in tonight:
SAN JOSE SHARKS
Evander Kane — Logan Couture — Kevin Labanc
Rudolfs Balcers — Tomas Hertl — Timo Meier
Ryan Donato — Dylan Gambrell — John Leonard
Jeffrey Viel — Patrick Marleau — Marcus Sorensen
Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Nikolai Knyzhov — Erik Karlsson
Radim Simek — Christian Jaros
Expected Scratches: Antti Suomela, Kurtis Gabriel, Alexei Melnichuk
Injured Reserve: Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body), Matt Nieto (lower body)
LOS ANGELES KINGS
Alex Iafallo — Anze Kopitar — Dustin Brown
Carl Grundstrom — Jaret Anderson-Dolan — Trevor Moore
Andreas Athanasiou — Blake Lizotte — Jeff Carter
Brendan Lemieux — Adrian Kempe — Austin Wagner
Mikey Anderson — Drew Doughty
Christian Wolanin — Sean Walker
Kurtis MacDermid — Kale Clague
Expected Scratches: Gabriel Vilardi, Austin Strand
Injured Reserve: Tobias Bjornfot (upper body), Olli Maatta (upper body)
COVID-19 Protocol: Matt Roy
How to Watch
Puck drop is at 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on Bally Sports West and NBC Sports California, as well as available to stream through NHL.tv (blackout restrictions apply).
Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!