— The Kings lost to the Phoenix Coyotes 3-1 at Staples Center. Brayden Schenn scored 6:55 into the third period to tie the game 1-1, but Brett MacLean scored a third-period power-play goal and Eric Belanger added an empty-net goal.
— Dustin Brown and Jack Johnson assisted on Schenn’s goal.
— Jonathan Quick played the entire game in goal for the Kings and stopped 18 of 20 shots.
— The Kings went 0-for-3 on the power play and 7-for-8 on the penalty kill.
— The Coyotes outshot the Kings 21-20. Anze Kopitar had a game-high eight shots on goal.
— Brown was credited with a team-high four hits, while Rob Scuderi had a team-high three blocked shots.
— The Kings won 15 of 43 faceoffs (35 percent).
– Johnson played a game-high 25 minutes, 55 seconds. Ryan Smyth led all forwards at 20:55.
— Kyle Clifford filled the stat sheet with 19 penalty minutes in 8:28 of action. He fought Paul Bissonnette and was also given an instigator penalty, an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty and an automatic 10-minute misconduct.
— In his debut with the Kings, Willie Mitchell played 21:49, had a minus-1 rating and was credited with one blocked shot.