The scene will move out west when the Chicago Blackhawks will be the road team when the face the LA Kings in Game 3 of their best of seven Western conference playoff series in a pro hockey game on Tuesday night.
Start time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.
The NHL playoff odds from game three have the home side LA Kings favored by -135 odds with the take back on the road underdog Chicago Blackhawks at +115 odds. The goal total is set at 4 ½ goals.
The Blackhawks take a commanding 2-0 series lead off their 4-2 home victory against the LA Kings in game two on Sunday night as a -162 betting odds favorite. The goal total soared over five goals.
Chicago ran Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick out of the game as the Blackhawks built the 4-0 lead on LA with four unanswered goals in the first 30 minutes. LA cut the margin to 4-2 with a power play goal at 18:58 of the third period.
The Kings outshout the Blackhawks by a 31-26 margin and won one more face-off than Chicago. LA goes 1 of 5 on the power play while the Blackhawks were 1 of 2 on the man advantage in game two. The Kings are undefeated on home ice in the playoffs and overcame a 2-0 deficit to the St Louis Blues in the opening round of the playoffs by winning the next four games of that series. Game two was played on back to back nights.