The Los Angeles Kings missed an opportunity last week to earn their first win over the Detroit Red Wings this season and give a boost to their playoff hopes.
The Kings might have a better chance of ending their losing streak against the Red Wings during the season's final matchup.
Following a positive end to a four-game trip, Los Angeles will try to take advantage of Detroit's recent struggles on the road in its return home Tuesday night.
The Kings (32-25-12) squandered a late one-goal lead Friday's game at Joe Louis Arena, where Valtteri Filppula and Darren Helm each scored late goals to give Detroit a 4-3 victory.
Goaltender Jonathan Quick helped Los Angeles rebound from that defeat by stopping all six Chicago shootout attempts in a 3-2 win Sunday.
"I got fortunate there (in the shootout). I had a couple of guys mishandle the puck," Quick said. "We got two points, that's all it means. It doesn't matter how we do it as long as we get it."
After splitting four road games, Los ...