Kings visit the Coyotes after Kempe’s 2-goal game

February 19, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Kings (25-17-7, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Arizona Coyotes (12-32-4, eighth in the Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +168, Kings -201; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes host Los Angeles after Adrian Kempe scored two goals in the Kings’ 4-3 overtime win against the Golden Knights.

The Coyotes are 8-16-2 against Western Conference opponents. Arizona scores 2.2 goals per game, the fewest in the league. Clayton Keller leads them with 18 total goals.

The Kings are 8-12-4 in conference matchups. Los Angeles leads the Western Conference recording 35.5 shots per game while averaging 2.9 goals.

In their last meeting on Nov. 21, Arizona won 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Keller leads the Coyotes with 18 goals, adding 23 assists and totaling 41 points. Nick Schmaltz has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

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Kempe leads the Kings with 21 goals and has 30 points. Phillip Danault has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 2-8-0, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .891 save percentage.

Kings: 5-3-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.3 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with an .888 save percentage.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Barrett Hayton: out (hand), Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body).

Kings: None listed.

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