Tonight, at Kings, 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Net -- Wasn't it a year ago that the Kings were pushing toward the playoffs and the Ducks were meandering toward oblivion? Role reversal has the Kings as spoilers tonight.

Wednesday, vs. Montreal, 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Net 2 -- Goalie Jose Theodore may want to dust that 2001-02 Vezina Trophy every day. It may be the only one he gets. Theodore has a 2.96 goals-against average this season.

Friday, vs. Edmonton, 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Net 2 -- The Oilers are skidding, but the Ducks have been good for two points in all three games between these teams this season.

Sunday, vs. Detroit, 3 p.m., Channel 9 -- Hmm, Red Wing defenseman Chris Chelios called Paul Kariya a diver. Chelios' words might carry more influence with game officials if he were not so guilty on interference, slashing, and holding.

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