Postgame notes (March 19)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings had their season series against the Anaheim Ducks evened up when Corey Perry scored in overtime to give the Ducks a 2-1 victory Saturday night at Staples Center.
– With two games remaining in the season series, the Kings and Ducks have split their four games. The Kings hold a 5-4 edge in points because of last night’s overtime loss.
– The Kings remain in fifth place in the Western Conference, one point ahead of sixth-place Dallas, two points ahead of seventh-place Chicago (which has one game in hand) and eighth-place Nashville and three points ahead of ninth-place Anaheim.
– The Kings are 0-2-2 in their last four home games and 4-0-0 in their last four road games.
– The Kings outshot the Ducks 32-25. The Kings topped the 30-shot mark for the first time in their last nine games.
– The Kings went 0-for-6 on the power play and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill. The Kings have not scored a power-play goal in three consecutive games and have not allowed a power-play goal in nine consecutive games. Overall, the Kings have killed 29 consecutive opponents’ power plays.
– The Kings are now 20-12-3 at home, 9-16-4 when allowing the first goal, 4-10-2 when trailing after the first period, 4-18-2 when trailing after the second period, 8-6 in games that go beyond regulation and 19-8-6 in one-goal games.
– Jonathan Quick stopped 23 of 25 shots. Quick has allowed two or fewer goals in three of his last four starts.
– Dustin Brown scored the Kings’ goal. Brown has two goals and one assist in his last three games.
– Michal Handzus had an assist, his first assist in his last 11 games.
– Alexei Ponikarovsky had an assist. Ponikarovsky has four assists in his last four games.
– Justin Williams recorded a game-high seven shots on goal. Jarret Stoll was credited with a team-high four hits and Willie Mitchell was credited with a team-high three blocked shots.
– Drew Doughty played a game-high 26 minutes, 45 seconds. Anze Kopitar led all forwards in ice time at 24:08.
– The Kings won 28 of 49 faceoffs (57 percent). Jarret Stoll won 11 of 15 draws (73 percent).