Shore is set to make his NHL debut Saturday night against the
His older brother Drew, who is now with the
"I definitely think there is a bit of nerves, going into my first game, just try to put that into some positive energy, and hope we get off to a good start," Nick Shore said.
Said Kings Coach
Shore displayed a consistent scoring touch with the Kings’
"[I] don't think he's going to be too flustered or any of those things," Sutter said. "We need him to perform. We're in a situation because we're not getting much [production].
"Even though we shut Toronto out two games ago, if you look at it over the last little bit, we're giving up too many goals against. Even though we're scoring three goals a game, it's very isolated in terms of who we are getting it from.
"And that's right through our lineup. We have to get more all-around performances, which includes scoring opportunities out of more players. If he can bring that, then obviously it's going to make a difference to our club."
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick is scheduled to start. Backup goalie Martin Jones was not at the morning skate and Sutter did not offer specifics about what was wrong with Jones.
The scratches Saturday night for the Kings look to be defensemen