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October 24, 2014 12:08 am

October 23 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 42-55-19 all-time against Buffalo, a record that includes a home mark of 26-24-9. The Kings are 8-2-1 in their last 11 home games in the series. The two teams will conclude the season series on December 9 at the First Niagara Center. – Jonathan Quick recorded the 33rd shutout of his career, surpassing Rogie Vachon for first overall on the Kings all-time shutout ...

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October 23, 2014 11:49 pm

Zone Entries vs Buffalo: October 23

Player Successful entries Shots generated by entries Shots per entry Controlled entries Shots generated by controlled entries Shots per controlled entry % of entries with control Failed entries Grene 2 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0% 1 Muzzin 4 1 0.25 1 0 0.00 25% 0 Doughty 6 6 1.00 4 5 1.25 67% 1 Richards 2 1 0.50 2 1 0.50 100% 1 Kopitar 7 6 0.86 5 6 ...

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October 23, 2014 11:45 pm

October 23 postgame quotes: Brown, Kopitar

Dustin Brown, on the club’s defense and special teams: Well, PK’s been a big part of that. I think that reflects our five-on-five play for the most part. It’s good to see our power play score finally so consistently. [Reporter: What’s been clicking on the power play?] Tonight, I think we need more of that. I mean, you look at the first goal, it’s not a pretty goal. It’s a ...

Buffalo Sabres v Los Angeles Kings
October 23, 2014 11:24 pm

Quick now franchise’s all-time shutouts leader

You may have picked up from the other stories noting Jonathan Quick’s Kings milestones that he’s not one to assume an undue amount of credit for his accomplishments, which are many. “I think the saying the last maybe four or five years is ‘That’s Quickie being Quickie,’” Dustin Brown said. “I thought we gave him more help tonight than we did the previous two nights, so it’s good to see ...

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October 23, 2014 11:18 pm

October 23 postgame quotes: Buffalo

Chris Stewart, on whether the team needs to ‘bear down’ on their offensive chances: You could say that, but it doesn’t matter what it is. You’ve got to put the puck in the net. If we want to win games, that’s what we’re going to have to do. Especially against teams like this, we have to score goals. We had the chances and to say they had more chances, that’s ...

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October 23, 2014 11:01 pm

October 23 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the decision to move Anze Kopitar to the point on the power play: He still plays the half wall and goes down that side of the ice, so not really anything, other than trying to keep him on the power play. The Carter line’s been hot, and we wanted them up front, so the only way to keep Kopi on the first group was put him with Drew. On ...

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