The San Jose Sharks head to Los Angeles to take on the Kings Thursday. The Sharks are 26-25-8 on the season and sit 7th in the Pacific. San Jose lost to Florida 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday. The Sharks have won four of their last ten games and carry a 12-12-4 road record.
Zach Sawchenko will make the start in goal for San Jose on Thursday. Sawchenko is 1-1-1 on the season with 11 goals allowed. The San Jose Sharks beat the Kings 5-0 in their last meeting just a few days ago.
The Los Angeles Kings remain at home Thursday after losing to Colorado 3-0 on Tuesday. The Kings are 33-21-8 on the season and sit 2nd in the Pacific. Los Angeles has won five of their last ten games and carry a 15-13-3 home ice record.
Cal Petersen will protect the goal for the Kings. Petersen is 16-9-1 on the season with two shutouts. Petersen has allowed 71 goals and carries a 2.69 goals against average. The Los Angeles Kings allow an average of 28.6 shots per game which ranks 1st in the NHL.