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Up next for Kings: Monday at New York Islanders

The Kings haven't lost to the Islanders since 2003. New York's John Tavares leads all rookies with two goals and five points.

October 12, 2009|Helene Elliott


When: 11 a.m. PDT.

Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.

On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 1150.

Records: Kings 3-1-0, Islanders 0-0-3.

Record vs. Islanders (2008-09): 1-0.

Update: Defenseman Drew Doughty didn't skate Sunday after taking a puck to the face during the Kings' 2-1 victory at St. Louis on Saturday, but is expected to play. After giving up seven power-play goals in 11 advantages, the Kings' penalty killers were five for five against the Blues. The Kings haven't lost to the Islanders since Feb. 15, 2003 (4-0-1). John Tavares, the No. 1 pick in the June draft, is averaging 20 minutes 56 seconds per game and leads rookie scorers (two goals, five points).

-- Helene Elliott

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