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Los Angeles Kings vs. Winnipeg Jets NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/2/2022

The Los Angeles Kings takes on the Winnipeg Jets on 4/2/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Los Angeles Kings and Winnipeg Jets face off today. The Los Angeles Kings has a record of 37.0-23.0 this season. The Winnipeg Jets is 33.0-26.0 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 75.53%, 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 16.59% 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.

Winnipeg Jets Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Winnipeg Jets into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 74.75%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 32.8 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Winnipeg Jets Team Offense Preview




They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.9% of their shots on the power play.

They take 32.4 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

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 9.2% 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 3.0 this season. He has scored 15 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 18 assists this season. This puts him at 33 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 8.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Adrian Kempe LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 28 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 15 assists this season. This puts him at 43 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 14.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Winnipeg Jets Roster

The Players to Watch for Winnipeg Jets

Josh Morrissey D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 20 assists this season. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kyle Connor LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 41 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 41 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 82 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Neal Pionk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Los Angeles Kings 2 Winnipeg Jets 4

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