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Los Angeles Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 3/30/2022

The Los Angeles Kings takes on the Edmonton Oilers on 3/30/2022 at 9:35PM.

Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers face off today. The Los Angeles Kings has a record of 36.0-23.0 this season. The Edmonton Oilers is 37.0-25.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Los Angeles Kings Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Los Angeles Kings into 2.7 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.41%, which is below average.

Opponents take 28.6 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Los Angeles Kings Team Offense Preview

They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 16.99% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 35.1 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

Edmonton Oilers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Edmonton Oilers into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.56%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.7 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Edmonton Oilers Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 26.37% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 33.6 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

The Los Angeles Kings Roster

The Players to Watch for Los Angeles Kings

Anze Kopitar C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 17 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 40 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 57 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 9.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alex Iafallo C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 14 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 18 assists this season. This puts him at 32 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Matt Roy D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 17.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 16 assists this season. This puts him at 17 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 0.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Players to Watch for Edmonton Oilers

Darnell Nurse D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 12.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Leon Draisaitl C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 48 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 48 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 96 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 21.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Connor McDavid C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 16.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 36 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 62 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 98 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Los Angeles Kings 2 Edmonton Oilers 3

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