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Kings' Blake Lizotte: Set to return
Lizotte (lower body) is expected to play in Saturday's Game 6 versus the Oilers, Zach Dooley of the Kings' official site reports.
Lizotte missed the last three games with the injury. He'll return to a fourth-line role, centering Carl Grundstrom and Rasmus Kupari in a must-win game for the Kings. Lizotte had three shots on goal and four hits without recording a point in the first two contests of the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Practicing Thursday
Lizotte (lower body) is practicing in a regular jersey Thursday, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period reports.
Lizotte was injured in Game 2 and has missed the last three games. Gabriel Vilardi has played as the third line center and has two goals and an assist since Lizotte's injury. Consider Lizotte a game-time decision in Game 6 on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Won't play Tuesday
Lizotte (lower body) won't play in Game 5 against Edmonton on Tuesday, Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Lizotte, who didn't take part in the morning skate Tuesday, will miss his third consecutive contest. He has been credited with three shots on goal, four hits and one blocked shot in two outings this postseason. Lizotte's next chance to return to action will be Saturday in Game 6.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Unavailable Sunday
Lizotte (lower body) won't be in the lineup Sunday for Game 4 versus the Oilers, Eric Stephens of The Athletic reports.
Lizotte will sit out his second consecutive contest after playing in the first two games of Los Angeles' first-round series against Edmonton. The 25-year-old forward registered 34 points, 60 PIM and 96 hits in 81 appearances during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Not playing Friday
Lizotte (lower body) will not play against Edmonton on Friday, Kings' reporter Russell Morgan reports.
Lizotte missed practice Friday with Gabriel Vilardi taking over his spot as the third line center between Alex Iafallo and Carl Grundstrom. Lizotte had 11 goals and 23 assists in 81 games this season. He should be considered day-to-day.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Not at practice Friday
Lizotte (undisclosed) isn't at practice Friday, Kings' reporter Russell Morgan reports.
Gabriel Vilardi moved into the center spot vacated by Lizotte with Carl Grundstrom moving up to play alongside Alex Iafallo. Lizotte had 11 goals and 34 points this season, his best year to date in the NHL. Lizotte is questionable at best for Friday's tilt versus Edmonton.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Logs assist Monday
Lizotte notched an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Monday's 3-0 win over the Canucks.
Lizotte snapped a three-game point drought when he set up Arthur Kaliyev's opening tally in the second period. The 25-year-old Lizotte has earned steady run as the third-line center this season. He's produced 11 goals, 23 assists, 108 shots on net, 95 hits, 60 PIM and a plus-12 rating through 80 contests, offering enough across the board to be on the radar in deeper formats for fantasy drafts next fall.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Sets new career high in goals
Lizotte had a goal and an assist in the Kings' 4-1 win over Vancouver on Sunday.
Lizotte's marker came late in the third period to extend LA's lead to 4-1. With the goal, Lizotte surpassed his previous career high of 10 markers, which was set in 2021-22. Lizotte also has 22 assists, a plus-13 rating and 103 shots in 76 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Sends helper
Lizotte posted an assist, four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Kraken.
Lizotte had the secondary assist on Kevin Fiala's empty-net goal in the final minute. The helper snapped a six-game slump for Lizotte, who had just one goal over 12 appearances in March. He's been far better than that overall, posting 10 goals, 21 assists, 102 shots on net, 85 hits, 58 PIM and a plus-11 rating through 75 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Receives one-game ban
Lizotte was suspended for one game Sunday after cross-checking Winnipeg's Josh Morrissey on Saturday.
Lizotte will miss Sunday's game against the Blues and be eligible to return in Calgary on Tuesday. The 25-year-old has 10 goals with a career-high 30 points through 72 games.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Having a hearing
Lizotte will have a hearing Sunday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for cross-checking Winnipeg's Josh Morrissey on Saturday.
Lizotte was assessed a match penalty at the 14:10 mark of the second period in the Kings' 4-1 victory over the Jets. As a result of the incident, he could be facing a potential suspension. Lizotte has produced 10 goals, 30 points, 82 hits and 54 PIM in 72 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Gone cold offensively
Lizotte has been limited to a goal and an assist over his last 14 contests.
Lizotte has 10 goals and a career-high 30 points in 71 contests this season, but his offensive production has dried up. The 25-year-old has been somewhat inconsistent in 2022-23 with his latest hot streak extending from Jan. 22-Feb. 18. Over that nine-game stretch, he contributed two goals and nine points. With the campaign winding down, it remains to be seen if Lizotte can manage one more strong run before its over.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Tips in goal
Lizotte scored a goal on three shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Lizotte got a piece of a Sean Walker shot, tipping in the Kings' first tally. The goal ended a quiet stretch in which Lizotte had one assist over 10 contests. The 25-year-old has remained the Kings' third-line center despite the slump. He's produced 10 goals, 20 helpers, 89 shots on net, 78 hits, 34 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating through 68 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Struggling offensively
Lizotte is on a nine-game goal-scoring drought and has just one assist in that span.
Lizotte enjoyed a good stretch just before his current slump, providing two goals and nine points over nine contests from Jan. 22-Feb. 18. The 25-year-old has nine goals and 29 points in 66 outings this season. Despite his recent offensive woes, Lizotte has averaged 14:51 of ice time over his last five contests, which is up from 12:44 over his first 61 games. If he maintains that increased role, then Lizotte might start to see his scoring pace increase, even if it hasn't led to results yet.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Picks up two points
Lizotte scored a goal on seven shots, dished an assist, logged two PIM and went plus-2 in Friday's 6-3 win over the Ducks.
Lizotte opened the scoring at 14:22 of the first period, and he also helped out on Kevin Fiala's empty-net tally. The goal was Lizotte's first in 20 games, though he stayed moderately productive with nine assists in that span. The 25-year-old has been a solid third-line center this season with eight goals, 18 assists, 70 shots on net, 66 hits, 37 PIM and a plus-2 rating through 56 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Nabs shorthanded helper
Lizotte posted a shorthanded assist in Monday's 5-2 win over the Sabres.
Lizotte has collected five helpers and a plus-2 rating over his last seven contests. The 25-year-old continues to fill a third-line role well -- he's been flanked by Kevin Fiala and Alex Iafallo in recent contests. Lizotte is up to 24 points, matching his career high. He's picked up two shorthanded assists, 63 shots on net, 66 hits, 26 blocked shots, 35 PIM and an even plus-minus rating through 55 outings.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Snaps slump with assist
Lizotte earned an assist, fired two shots on goal and went plus-2 in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Lizotte entered Sunday with no points and a minus-4 rating over his last five games. It was his third line, led by winger Jaret Anderson-Dolan's two goals, who powered the Kings' offense in a close contest. Lizotte reached the 20-point mark (seven goals, 13 helpers), and he's added 59 shots on net, an even plus-minus rating and 60 hits through 49 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: On four-game scoring drought
Lizotte has been held off the scoresheet over his last four games.
Lizotte has seven goals and 19 points in 47 games this season, but he hasn't been as productive recently, registering just two assists over his last eight contests. That drop in production comes despite the fact that the 25-year-old has averaged 14:22 of ice time over that eight-game span, which compares favorably to his season average of 12:17. Perhaps Lizotte will turn things around if he maintains that increased role.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Deals pair of helpers
Lizotte produced two assists and went plus-4 in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Lizotte set up Kevin Fiala for the first and last goals of the game. Their line with Gabriel Vilardi combined for eight points -- while they serve on the listed third line, the trio has given the Kings some noticeable scoring depth. Lizotte has four helpers over his last seven contests, and he's up to 19 points, a plus-2 rating, 55 shots on net, 54 hits and 33 PIM through 43 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Picks up assist Thursday
Lizotte posted an assist, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-4 shootout win over the Avalanche.
Lizotte continues to chip in steady offense on the third line -- he's picked up a goal and four helpers with a plus-6 rating in his last five contests. The 25-year-old could get a bit of a boost if Kevin Fiala remains on the third line at even strength after a line shuffle in the third period of Thursday's win. Lizotte is up to 17 points, 52 shots on net, 50 hits and a plus-1 rating through 39 contests, putting him on track to eclipse the 30-point mark for the first time in his career.... See More ... See Less
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