Both the L.A. Kings and San Jose Sharks are looking to get back on track heading into the all star break.
The Kings are coming off a 1-2-4 homestand while the Sharks have begun a seven-game home stand 1-1-1.
The Sharks will be without forward Tommy Wingels and defenseman Justin Braun. Both were placed on injured reserve after sustaining left hand injuries during a 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Monday.
Tonight marks the third of five meetings between the two Pacific Division rivals. Each team has won once in L.A. this season. Their next meeting following tonight’s game will be outdoors at Levi’s Stadium in the lone Stadium Series game of the season on Feb. 21.
You can catch the game on NBCSN or watch online using NBC Sports’ Live Extra.
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