Kings at Coyotes (preseason - split squad)
Wednesday, 09.21.2011 / 7:52 AMGLENDALE –
The Coyotes will host the Los Angeles Kings tonight in their second preseason game of the 2011-12 season.
Here is Phoenix's roster for tonight's game at Jobing.com Arena:
, Shane Doan
, Boyd Gordon
, Martin Hanzal
, Lauri Korpikoski
, Daymond Langkow
, Taylor Pyatt
, Viktor Tikhonov
, Raffi Torres
, Radim Vrbata
, Matt Watkins and Ray Whitney
, Brandon Gormley
, Derek Morris
, Michal Rozsival
, Garrett Stafford, Chris Summers
, Keith Yandle
, Mike Smith
Smith is expected to play the first 30 minutes of the game and LaBarbera is expected to play the final 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, the Kings will be led by their top line of Anze Kopitar, Dustin Penner and Justin Williams in tonight's game.
Here is LA's roster for tonight's game at Jobing.com Arena:
Justin Azevedo, Rich Clune, Dwight King, Anze Kopitar, Brandon Kozun, Trevor Lewis, Ethan Moreau, Cam Paddock, Dustin Penner, Tyler Toffoli, Kevin Westgarth, Justin Williams.
Michal Cajkovski, Andrew Campbell, Nicolas Deslauriers, Matt Greene, David Kolomatis, Alec Martinez, Willie Mitchell, Patrick Mullen.
Jonathan Bernier, Jeff Zatkoff
A link to the XTRA Sports 910 (AM) broadcast of tonight's home game vs. LA will be provided at phoenixcoyotes.com at 7 p.m..
Tonight's home game is a split-squad game. Another split-squad game vs. LA will take place tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Staples Center.
The Coyotes beat Anaheim, 7-4, on Tuesday night at the Honda Center in their preseason debut.
Head Coach Dave Tippett was behind the bench on Tuesday and will be behind the bench at tonight’s home game. Assistant Coach John Anderson will serve as head coach for tonight’s road game at LA.
notched two goals and two assists to lead the Coyotes over the Ducks on Tuesday. Andy Miele
had a goal and two assists. Curtis McElhinney
made 20 saves in two periods.