NHL Preview from The Sports Network |
Thursday, November 24th
(All times eastern)
Los Angeles Kings (15-6-1) at Nashville Predators (13-3-3), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The streaking Los Angeles Kings are on the road this
evening, as they pay a visit to the Nashville Predators at Gaylord
The Kings, who lead the Pacific Division with 31 points, have won three
straight and five of their last six games.
LA's latest victory came Tuesday evening in St. Louis. Michael Cammalleri
broke a tie early in the third period and Alexander Frolov had a goal and
three assists to lift the Kings to a 6-3 victory at the Savvis Center.
Joseph Corvo scored two goals and Pavol Demitra added four assists for the
Eric Belanger posted a goal to extend his point scoring streak to six games.
Belanger has four goals and four assists during his string.
Mathieu Garon made 23 saves in the win.
Tonight's test completes a brief two-game road trip for the Kings, who are
6-3-1 away from home this season.
Nashville was in action Wednesday night and posted a 4-2 victory at Columbus.
Chris Mason made 35 saves to lead the Predators to the victory at Nationwide
Jeremy Stevenson, Dan Hamhuis, David Legwand and Scott Hartnell scored for the
Predators, who played for the first time since Monday's game at Detroit was
postponed when Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer collapsed on the team's bench
due to a seizure in the first period.
The Predators won for the fifth time in their last six games.
Tonight's game begins a five-game homestand for the Predators, who are an
impressive 9-1 in the Music City this season.
The Kings and Preds have already played twice this season with each team
winning a game on their home ice. LA has won six of the last eight meetings
(one loss, one tie).
11/24 10:14:41 ET