Records--Kings 22-33-8, Oilers 29-27-6.
Record vs. Oilers--1-2-1.
King update--They have won their last three games and are looking for their first four-game win streak of the season. After getting three assists in the Kings’ 4-0 win over Vancouver on Saturday, forward Vladimir Tsyplakov scored his 14th goal of the season against the Avalanche. Eddie Olczyk tied Ray Ferraro for the team lead in goals with his 19th against the Avalanche. Defenseman Sean O’Donnell has four goals and 10 points in his last 10 games.
Oiler update--Edmonton has struggled recently, with leading scorers Doug Weight and Andrei Kovalenko sidelined because of injuries. Both may play, but Boris Mironov is doubtful because of a groin injury.