Vitals, Betting Odds, and Projected Lineups vs Detroit Red Wings
The LA Kings dominated the Red Wings 4-0 at Crypto.com Arena back in January behind a franchise record 27-shot first period.
Tale of the Tape
LAK: 16.6% (24th)
DET: 16.3% (25th)
LAK: 73.2% (30th)
DET: 77.0% (21st)
LAK: 52.8% (6th)
DET: 50.4% (14th)
Goals per game:
LAK: 2.80 (20th)
DET: 2.72 (24th)
Goals against per game:
LAK: 2.72 (11th)
DET: 3.39 (26th)
LAK: Anze Kopitar – 14 goals, 27 assists, 41 points
DET: Dylan Larkin – 23 goals, 20 assists, 43 points
Some woeful special teams will be on display at Little Caesar’s Arena, although the Red Wings have been much better on the power-play lately. Over their last eight games, Detroit has converted on 6 of their last 22 chances (27.3%).
Over that same stretch, the LA Kings have given up 8 goals on their last 21 penalty kills (61.9%), so the momentum is definitely in the Red Wings’ favor coming into this one.
Courtesy of The Action Network:
|Red Wings Odds||+125|
|Time||4:30 pm PT|
|TV||BSW, BSDET, ESPN+|
Despite playing on the road, the Kings are slight favorites coming into this one. Tracking the money line, Los Angeles has been favored as high as -155 before coming back down a little bit.
Here’s how the Kings aligned in practice on Tuesday (via LA Kings Insider), with Christian Wolanin joining the team. We’ll see if he slots into the lineup against Detroit.
Iafallo – Kopitar – Kempe
Moore – Danault – Arvidsson
Athanasiou – Byfield – Brown
Lemieux – Lizotte – Kaliyev
Grundstrom – Kupari
Moverare – Doughty
Bjornfot – Durzi
Maatta – Strand
Quick / Petersen / Ingham
Here’s how the Red Wings lined up for their matchup with Anaheim on Monday. Note that Nick Leddy will miss tonight’s game.
Projected lineup tonight in Detroit. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/xJiWHOlvf9
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 1, 2022
Nick Leddy won't play vs. Los Angeles Kings Wednesday https://t.co/cNWEc46Y9u
— Kevin Allen (@ByKevinAllen) February 1, 2022