Kings coach Darryl Sutter had a little fun when he joked about how his team would play tonight, saying “We’re going to play our best hockey tonight, we’re going play hard and we’re looking forward to it.”
“We’re not going to make a bad first impression,” he added.
The Kings have a 2-1-0 record against the Sharks this season and sit third in the Pacific Division with 16 points.
Los Angeles leads the Pacific with 30 points and holds a two-game lead over the Sharks for second place in the division.
The Sharks, who have not lost since March 29, are 2-0-0 against the Kings this season.