Postgame notes (10/19)
–The Kings broke a 1-for-19 stretch on the power play when Ryan Smyth scored a second-period power-play goal. The Kings finished the game 1 for 5 on the power play and killed all four Dallas power plays.
–Smyth had one goal and two assists – all in the second period – and now has six goals and seven assists in nine games with the Kings. Smyth has recorded at least one point in eight of nine games this season.
–Justin Williams had one goal and one assist, giving him three goals and six assists for the season.
–Dustin Brown had two assists, giving him five for the season along with two goals.
–Jonathan Quick broke a personal two-game losing streak with a 29-save night.
–Williams and Jarret Stoll tied for the team lead with six shots on goal each.
–Teddy Purcell was credited with a team-high four hits.
–Drew Doughty and Sean O’Donnell, reunited as a defensive pair for most of the game, both recorded plus-2 ratings.
–The Kings won 25 of 46 faceoffs. Anze Kopitar won 10 of 15.
–Jack Johnson led the Kings in ice time, at 25:03. Kopitar led all Kings forwards at 21:41.