Postgame notes (Nov. 11)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings got third-period goals from Justin Williams and Jack Johnson to break a 1-1 tie and beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 at Staples Center on Thursday night. The Kings have now won five consecutive games and seven of their last eight.
– The Kings tied the franchise record for most points after 14 games, with 22. The 1974-75 team got off to a 9-1-4 start.
– The Kings are 7-0-0 at home, tying the franchise record for most consecutive home wins to start a season. The 1975-76 and 1980-81 teams also started with seven wins.
– The Kings went 5-for-5 on the penalty kill and are now the league’s No. 1 team in penalty-kill efficiency (91.5 percent). The Kings have now killed 17 consecutive penalties and are 26-for-26 on the penalty kill at home this season. The Kings were 2-for-8 on the power play and are 18th in the league in power-play efficiency (15.8). The Kings had season-highs in the number of power-play chances and power-play shots on goal (14).
– The Kings outscored the Stars 2-0 in the third period and, overall, have outscored opponents 16-8 in the third period this season.
– Jonathan Quick stopped 27 shots to improve his record to 9-1-0, raise his save percentage to .944 and lower his goals-against average to 1.58.
– Justin Williams scored a goal, his third game-winning goal of the season. Williams has an eight-game point streak (five goals, five assists), one short of tying his career high.
– Jack Johnson had one goal and one assist and has 10 points (one goal, nine assists) in his last eight games.
– Anze Kopitar had two assists and has 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in his last 13 games.
– The Kings outshot the Stars 29-28.
– Dustin Brown recorded game-highs with seven shots on goal and six hits. Drew Doughty had a team-high three blocked shots.
– The Kings won 36 of 78 faceoffs (42 percent).
– Drew Doughty played a team-high 27 minutes, 10 seconds. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards at 25:29.