Postgame notes (March 29)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings completed a four-game season-series sweep of Edmonton as they beat the Oilers 2-0 on Tuesday night at Rexall Place.
– The Kings beat the Oilers three times in regulation and once in a shootout this season. The Oilers totaled five goals in the four-game series.
– The Kings have an 8-1-1 record in their last 10 games, and allowed two or fewer goals in eight of those 10 games. The Kings have six consecutive road victories.
– The Kings recorded their ninth shutout of the season.
– The Kings outshot the Oilers 33-32, including 18-7 in the first period.
– The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. In their last 13 games, the Kings are 40-for-41 on the penalty kill.
– The Kings improved to 21-14-3 on the road, 34-10-2 when scoring first and 26-0-1 when leading after the second period.
– Jonathan Bernier made 32 saves for his second shutout of the season and his third career shutout. Bernier has allowed two or fewer goals in five of his last six starts and has a 6-0-2 record in his last eight starts.
– Dustin Brown scored the Kings’ two goals, and now has a team-high 27 goals. Brown has six goals and three assists in his last seven games, including four goals in his last three games. Brown recorded his third consecutive multi-point game, his 18th multi-point game of the season and his sixth two-goal game of the season. Brown had a game-high, and season-high, nine shots on goal, which tied him for the most shots on goal for any Kings player this season. Anze Kopitar had nine shots on goal on Dec. 4 against Detroit, and Jarret Stoll had nine shots on goal on Jan. 8 against Columbus.
– Trevor Lewis had two assists. Lewis had two goals and six assists in his first 64 games, and now has one goal and three assists in his last two games. Lewis recorded his fourth multi-point game of the season and his second two-assist game of the season.
– Ryan Smyth had one assist, and has one goal and three assists in his last three games.
– Jack Johnson was credited with a team-high four hits. Matt Greene, Michal Handzus and Wayne Simmonds each were credited with a team-high two blocked shots.
– Drew Doughty played a team-high 23 minutes, 58 seconds. Dustin Brown led all forwards in ice time at 20:55.
– The Kings won 30 of 63 faceoffs (48 percent). Jarret Stoll won 16 of 23 draws (70 percent) and Trevor Lewis won 1 of 12 draws (8 percent).