Postgame notes (April 9)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings finished their regular season with a 3-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night at Staples Center.
– The Kings finished the season with a 46-30-6 record, and the 46 wins tied a franchise record previously set in 1990-91 and last season (10 of this season’s wins came in shootouts). The Kings fell short of reaching the 100-point mark for a second consecutive season, which would have marked a first in franchise history.
– Dustin Brown finished with a team-high 28 goals. Anze Kopitar finished with team-highs of 48 assists and 73 points. Drew Doughty led the Kings in average ice time, at 25 minutes, 38 seconds.
– The Kings finished with a 2-3-1 record in the season series against the Ducks.
– The Kings outshot the Ducks 44-20, including 19-5 in the second period. The 44 shots on goal were a single-game high for the season, and the 19 second-period shots on goal were a single-period high for the season. The Kings previously had 42 shots on goal against Colorado on Feb. 26. The Kings had 18 shots on goal in the first period against Edmonton on March 29.
– The Kings went 1-for-7 on the power play and 2-for-4 on the penalty kill. The Kings are now 1-for-22 on the power play in their last seven games. The Kings had not allowed two power-play goals in the same game in 18 consecutive games.
– The Kings fell to (and finished) 25-13-3 at home, 10-18-4 when allowing the first goal, 5-12-2 when trailing after the first period and 4-21-2 when trailing after the second period.
– Jonathan Quick allowed three goals on 20 shots. Quick finished the regular season with a 35-22-3 record, a 2.24 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage.
– Ryan Smyth scored the Kings’ only goal, his 23rd of the season. Smyth also scored a goal in Friday’s loss to Anaheim.
– Drew Doughty had one assist, to finish the season with 40 points.
– Jack Johnson had one assist, his 37th of the season, and finished with 42 points.
– Dustin Penner recorded a game-high 10 shots on goal, the highest-single game total for any Kings player this season. Dustin Brown was credited with a game-high seven hits and four Kings each had one blocked shot.
– Drew Doughty played a game-high 28:44. Dustin Brown led all Kings forwards in ice time at 24:22.
– The Kings won 38 of 59 faceoffs (64 percent). Jarret Stoll won 10 of 13 draws (77 percent).