Los Angeles faces Winnipeg, looks to end 5-game skid
Winnipeg Jets (3-2-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (1-4-1, eighth in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -106, Jets -113; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles is looking to stop its five-game slide with a victory against Winnipeg.
Los Angeles went 21-28-7 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 9-14-5 at home. The Kings averaged 28.3 shots per game last season on the way to scoring 2.5 goals per game.
Winnipeg went 30-23-3 overall and 17-10-1 on the road in the 2020-21 season. The Jets scored 170 total goals last season, 37 on power plays and three shorthanded.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Kings: Drew Doughty: day to day (lower body).
Jets: Mark Scheifele: day to day (covid-19), Blake Wheeler: day to day (health protocols).