The Devils have gone 8-0-1 in their last nine games to move one point in front of Philadelphia for first place in the Atlantic Division.
On Friday, the Devils defeated Anaheim, 3-1, to improve to 2-0-0 on their three-game road trip.
Los Angeles has gone in the opposite direction, going 3-12-0-1 since a victory over Anaheim on December 19.
The Kings, who are 0-3-0-1 in their last four contests, suffered a 2-1 setback to Minnesota on Thursday. Ziggy Palffy scored the Kings’ only goal with just 24 seconds remaining.
Los Angeles won the only meeting between the teams last season.