Edler notched an assist, four hits, two blocked shots, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Oilers in Game 5. Edler set up defense partner Troy Stecher's opening tally 3:53 into the game. The helper was Edler's second through five contests in this first-round series. The 36-year-old defenseman has added eight shots on net, 10 hits, 14 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-5 rating while serving as a veteran presence in the Kings' top four.
Edler is expected to play Friday versus the Canucks, per the NHL media site. Edler was rested for Wednesday's game versus the Kraken. The 36-year-old will likely be in a top-four role during the playoffs.
Edler scored a goal, blocked three shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Ducks. Edler is up to four points in his last six games, and his goal Saturday was the game-winner. The 36-year-old defenseman is up to three tallies, 19 points, 53 shots on net, 56 hits, 65 blocked shots and a plus-18 rating through 40 contests. The Kings will likely make the playoffs, and Edler will be tasked to provide a veteran presence and some offense with Drew Doughty (wrist) already ruled out until next season.
Edler notched two assists, two blocked shots, a plus-3 rating and two PIM in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Blackhawks. Edler set up an Anze Kopitar goal in the second period that stood as the game-winner. In the third, Edler picked up the secondary assist on Trevor Moore's tally. With seven points and a plus-5 rating in his last nine outings, Edler has reestablished himself as a key part of the Kings' defense. The 36-year-old is at 16 points, 52 shots on net, 55 hits, 62 blocked shots, 32 PIM and a plus-16 rating in 39 contests this season.
Edler logged an assist, two PIM and two hits in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Jets. Edler has four points in three games since he was rested for a pair of contests. The 35-year-old is making a case to be part of the Kings' starting defense once the playoffs roll around. He's up to 15 points, 46 shots on net, 50 hits, 48 blocked shots and a plus-13 rating in 33 contests in his first season with the Kings.
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