San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings 3/10/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/09/2022 at 11:00 PM ET

San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings 3/10/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The San Jose Sharks will continue a road trip out West Thursday night in Los Angeles,CA against the Los Angeles Kings. San Jose comes into Thursday night 24-25-7 on the year after losing four of the last five games played including three in a row after a 3-2 loss to Anaheim Goalie Zach Sawchenko had issues in the net for Anaheim giving up three goals on 36 shots in just over 60 minutes on the ice.

This season San Jose has been one of the worst teams in the NHL averaging only 2.55 goals per game on 29.1 shots. Timo Meier carries the San Jose offense leading the team with 54 points to go along with a team high 24 goals on 220 shots. Brent Burns is the top setup man for San Jose with 32 assists this season.

The Los Angeles Kings will return home Wednesday night carrying a three game win streak following a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins. Cal Peterson carried the load for the Los Angeles Kings posting a .938 save percentage after stopping 30 of 32 goals in 64 minutes on the ice.

As a team this season Los Angeles has used four different goalies posting a combined .909 save percentage this season. Jonathan Quick is goalie #1 with 15 wins in 32 games played posting a .908 save percentage after allowing only 84 goals on 917 shots.

Los Angeles is the better team in this matchup playing the better hockey as of late and will ride that way Thursday night. Look for Los Angeles to overwhelm a struggling San Jose team leading to the easy win. Take Los Angeles to do enough on their home ice to get the win. Final Score Prediction, LAK wins 3-1.

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