[10:30 PM] Penguins @ Kings

Who will WIN this matchup?

Pittsburgh Penguins (6-2-1)

@ Los Angeles Kings (4-6-0)


Starting Goalies:

Marc-Andre Fleury (PIT): Confirmed

Peter Budaj (LAK): Likely


Current odds:

Pittsburgh Penguins: (TBD)

Los Angeles Kings: (TBD)


The Penguins got big contributions from a pair of returning players as defenseman Kris Letang recorded a goal and an assist after missing five games with an upper-body injury while Matt Murray (broken thumb) stopped 32 shots in his season debut.

Los Angeles has gone three games without a goal, last scoring in overtime of a victory over Nashville on Oct. 27. The Kings, who haven’t tallied in regulation in 199 minutes, 19 seconds, hadn’t been blanked in three consecutive contests since Jan. 1-7, 1969.

Matt Cullen celebrated his 40th birthday on Wednesday with his second goal in as many games. The veteran center has notched a point in five of his last six contests.

Tanner Pearson leads the team with four goals but has been kept in check over the last five games while no other player on the club has more than two tallies.

Penguins C Sidney Crosby has collected four goals and two assists during a four-game point streak to start his season.


StreakSmarts Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick