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Los Angeles plays Arizona for division showdown

April 2, 2019

Los Angeles Kings (29-41-9, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (38-33-8, fourth in the Pacific Division)

Glendale, Arizona; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles faces Arizona in a matchup of Pacific Division teams at Gila River Arena.

The Coyotes are 20-15-4 at home. Arizona serves 7.1 penalty minutes per game, the least in the Western Conference. Lawson Crouse leads the team averaging 0.8.

The Kings are 12-11-3 against Pacific Division opponents. Los Angeles has converted on 16 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 34 power-play goals. In their last matchup on March 9, Arizona won 4-2. Christian Dvorak recorded a team-high 2 points for the Coyotes.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex Galchenyuk leads the Coyotes with 18 goals and has totaled 40 points. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has recorded five goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 4-5-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .893 save percentage.

Coyotes: 4-3-3, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.2 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 1.5 goals per game with a .950 save percentage.

Coyotes Injuries: None listed.

Kings Injuries: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.