Los Angeles Kings vs Boston Bruins – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Los Angeles Kings
Final
2:5
Boston Bruins
Highlights and Stats


Boston Bruins visit Los Angeles to play the LA Kings at Crypto.com Arena on Thursday, with the match-up beginning at 11:30 PM EDT. The Kings are part of the Pacific Division of the NHL, currently standing at #2 with 50 points, while their opponents are part of the Atlantic Division and as of now are at #1 with 62 points.

Los Angeles Kings vs Boston Bruins Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-15-2022
TeamP1P2P3SOFinal
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings
0 0 2 1 3
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
0 2 0 0 2

The previous game between those opponents was held on December 15th, 2022, and ended in a 3-2┬áLos Angeles triumph. One of the reasons behind the Kings’ triumph was the performance of Adrian Kempe. He was on the ice for 17:22 and ended the game with two goals. On the other half of the court, it was Brad Marchand who contributed the most, scoring 1 goal for a total of 20:01 of game time. Pheonix Copley also played a leading role for the LA Kings, saving 33 of the Bruins’ total 35 attempts on goal. Boston had Linus Ullmark at goal, but he was unable to affect the final outcome, allowing two of all 30 shots to end in the net. When it comes to the latest five encounters, the Los Angeles Kings won three and the Boston Bruins triumphed twice.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-15-202203-07-202202-28-202212-17-201902-16-2019
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings
330 42
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
2 2 73 4

Los Angeles Kings Form

*Last 10 Los Angeles Kings Games - 7:2:1
01-03-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-22-202212-20-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-2022
3:2vs Dallas Stars2:4vs Philadelphia Flyers4:5@ Colorado Avalanche4:2vs Vegas Golden Knights2:1@ Arizona Coyotes4:3vs Calgary Flames4:1vs Anaheim Ducks3:2vs San Jose Sharks2:3@ Boston Bruins6:0@ Buffalo Sabres

The Los Angeles Kings’ most recent game was on 01/03, when they faced the Dallas Stars and won 3-2 at home. Anze Kopitar earned a point for the Kings by finishing the game with one goal. He scored one of his total four attempts. Pheonix Copley’s performance also needs addressing, as he saved 28 of the total 30 shots on goal. The Kings’ recent 10-game record is 7-2-1, and they are on a one-game winning streak. The franchise record is 12-6-2 when playing on home ice throughout the season. The LA Kings’ next game is scheduled to take place at T-Mobile Arena on January 7th against the Vegas Golden Knights.

Los Angeles Kings Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    137.00
  • Goals Against
    145.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Los Angeles Kings Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jonathan Quick

    Games Played:23
    Saves Percentage:0.884
    Shutouts:2
  • Top Skater

    Kevin Fiala

    Games Played:42
    Goals:10
    Assists:29

Los Angeles Kings Missing Players

NONE

Boston Bruins Form

*Last 10 Boston Bruins Games - 7:0:3
01-02-202312-31-202212-28-202212-27-202212-23-202212-22-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-2022
2:1vs Pittsburgh Penguins3:4vs Buffalo Sabres1:3@ New Jersey Devils3:2@ Ottawa Senators3:4@ New Jersey Devils3:2vs Winnipeg Jets7:3vs Florida Panthers4:2vs Columbus Blue Jackets2:3vs Los Angeles Kings4:3vs New York Islanders

The Boston Bruins’ previous game ended in a 2-1 win at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins on 01/02. Jake DeBrusk stood above the other Bruins players, finishing the game with 2 points. He spent 17 minutes and 31 seconds skating and sent five shots on target. Two of those made it past the netminder. The team’s goalie, Linus Ullmark, managed to neutralize 26 of the total 27 shots that he was bombarded with. Boston owns a 7-0-3 record for the previous 10 meetings and, as of now, are on a streak of W1. The team’s away record for this term stands at 10-4-1. The Bruins’ next fixture is scheduled for Saturday, January 7th, away from home against the San Jose Sharks.

Boston Bruins Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    145.00
  • Goals Against
    85.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Boston Bruins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Linus Ullmark

    Games Played:25
    Saves Percentage:0.939
    Shutouts:7
  • Top Skater

    David Pastrnak

    Games Played:38
    Goals:27
    Assists:25

Boston Bruins Missing Players

  • Matt Grzelcyk
    Shoulder
  • Brad Marchand
    Hip
  • Charlie McAvoy
    Shoulder

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings
1 1 0 2
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
0 2 3 5
Los Angeles KingsBoston Bruins
  • Score

    2
    5
  • PP Opportunities

    2
    2
  • PP Goals

    0
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Los Angeles KingsvsBoston Bruins
  • 1`16:04
    Phillip DanaultAlex Iafallo, Mikey Anderson
    1-0
  • 2`01:09
    -
    Brad Marchand2 minutes for Unsportsmanlike conduct
  • 2`06:26
    1-1
    David PastrnakBrad Marchand, Charlie McAvoy
  • 2`08:41
    Blake Lizotte2 minutes for Holding Charlie Coyle