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Columbus visits Los Angeles after Roslovic’s 2-goal game

April 15, 2022 GMT

Columbus Blue Jackets (35-33-6, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Los Angeles Kings (39-27-10, third in the Pacific)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Columbus visits the Los Angeles Kings after Jack Roslovic scored two goals in the Blue Jackets’ 5-1 victory over the Canadiens.

The Kings are 18-16-4 on their home ice. Los Angeles leads the Western Conference with 11 shorthanded goals, led by Trevor Moore with five.

The Blue Jackets are 16-18-2 on the road. Columbus is seventh in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game, led by Patrik Laine with 26.

In their last meeting on March 4, Los Angeles won 4-3. Viktor Arvidsson scored a team-high three goals for the Kings in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Moore leads the Kings with a plus-17 in 76 games this season. Phillip Danault has six assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

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Laine leads the Blue Jackets with 26 goals and has 56 points. Roslovic has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Columbus.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .874 save percentage.

Blue Jackets: 3-4-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

INJURIES: Kings: None listed.

Blue Jackets: Joonas Korpisalo: out for season (hip), Yegor Chinakhov: day to day (upper body), Sean Kuraly: out (covid-19).

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