Senators Host Kopitar and the Kings

Los Angeles Kings (7-5-1, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Ottawa Senators (3-8-1, sixth in the Atlantic)

Ottawa, Ontario; Thursday, 7:00 PM EST

LINE: Senators -110, Kings -110; top/bottom is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Anze Kopitar leads Los Angeles to a matchup with Ottawa. He currently ranks 10th in the NHL with 15 points, seven goals and a total of eight assists.

The Senators are at home 2-5-0. Ottawa is 10th in the Eastern Conference with 29.6 shots per game and 2.5 goals averaging.

The Kings are on their way 2-3-1. Los Angeles has scored 37 goals and is ninth in the Western Conference with an average of 2.8 goals per game. Kopitar leads the team with seven.

The teams will face each other on Thursday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMANCE: Drake Batherson leads the Senators with seven assists and has 12 points this season. Josh Norris has five goals and three assists in the last 10 games for Ottawa.

Kopitar leads the Kings with 15 points, scoring seven goals and providing eight assists. Alex Iafallo has scored six goals in the last ten games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 2-7-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while conceding 3.6 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.892.

Kings: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes, while conceding 2.6 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.915.

Injuries: Senators: Shane Pinto: out (upper body), Victor Mete: day to day (health and safety protocols), Anton Forsberg: day to day (illness).

Kings: Viktor Arvidsson: Day to Day (Health Protocols).

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