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(14-6-2) Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings (11-9-1)
Date: Saturday November, 26
Time: 10:30 PM (EST)
Venue: Staples Center Los Angeles, California.
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Kings -125
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 4.5 (-154)
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The Chicago Blackhawks will be on the road on Saturday night looking for their third consecutive win against the Los Angeles Kings.
Chicago was on the ice Friday in Anaheim and managed to come away with a 3-2 win against the Ducks.
The Kings have now been able to win four in a row, most recently 4-2 against the New York Islanders on Wednesday.
The Blackhawks were able to pick up their second win in a row Friday night in a 3-2 victory against the Anaheim Ducks. It was the sixth game of the current road trip that will come to an end Saturday in Los Angeles.
Artem Anisimov but Chicago on the board first when he scored his ninth goal of the season at 11:31 in the first period.
Patrick Kane added some cushion to the lead when he lit up the lantern at 6:47 in the second.
Ryan Hartman wrapped up the scoring for the Blackhawks when he found the net for the fifth time of the season at 15:40 the same period.
Sergei Bobrousky should be in the net for Columbus.
Corey Crawford was in the net and came up 34 saves, giving him his ninth win of the season.
He now has a 2.33 GAA to go along with a .923 save percentage.
Chicago will come into this one at ninth in the league with an average of 2.9 goals per game. They have been able to convert on 17.6 percent of their power play opportunities.
They are 15th in the NHL when it comes to goals against, allowing their opponents to score 2.6 goals per game.
They have been absolutely horrible when skating a man down, giving up a goal 31.3 percent of the time.
Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings have been sharp with the puck as of late, scoring a total of 15 goals in their previous four games, each of which have ended with a win.
The latest win came on Wednesday night with a 4-2 win at home over the New York Islanders.
Alec Martinez got the scoring started off, finding the net at 15:34 in the first period.
Dwight King was able to score his third and fourth of the season, each within :60 in the third. Jake Muzzin wrapped things up when he found the net at 17:51 in the third.
Peter Budaj is expected to be the man between the pipes against Chicago on Saturday. He is 11-6-1 this season with a 2.10 GAA. Los Angeles has been good for an average of 2.57 goals per game.
They have struggled finding the net on the power play and are only scoring on 12.7 percent of their chances.
They have given up an average of 2.48 goals per contest while only allowing a goal 18.3 percent of the time they are skating a man down.
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- Chicago is 5-0-1 in their previous 6 games on 0 days rest.
- The over is 3-0-2 in the previous 5 games for Los Angeles.
Free Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings NHL Hockey Prediction
During the past few years, the team skating at home has come out on top between these two teams. They last couple played in Los Angeles have been high scoring, and I think their could be more of that in this one.
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Los Angeles has scored 15 goals their last four games on the ice and Crawford has a GAA of 2.62 against the Kings throughout his career.
The Blackhawks have had some trouble putting the puck in the net the last few games of this road trip, but I think the win in Anaheim will have them ready to skate against the Kings.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Chicago 4, Los Angeles 3
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