Postgame notes (Oct. 15)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings ended their two-week road trip with a win, as they beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in overtime on Saturday night.
– The Kings now have five points in four games (2-1-1), and at least one point in three of their four games but have yet to record a regulation win. They have two overtime wins and one shootout loss.
– Both of the Kings’ wins this season have come on overtime power-play goals by Jack Johnson.
– Before this season, Jack Johnson had not scored a game-winning goal in his NHL career (282 games). Johnson now has two game-winning goals in his last four games. Johnson also had one assist.
– In his return to Philadelphia, Mike Richards assisted on Johnson’s goal. Richards has one goal and two assists in four games with the Kings.
– Justin Williams scored two goals and has five points in his first four games this season.
– Jonathan Quick improved to 2-0-1 as he stopped 34 of 36 shots.
– Drew Doughty left the game in the first period with an “upper-body injury’’ and is expected to miss the next 7-10 days.
– The teams combined for 76 penalty minutes, including 10-minute misconduct penalties to the Kings’ Dustin Penner and Kevin Westgarth and the Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo.
– The Flyers outshot the Kings 34-26, including 14-9 in the first period.
– The Kings went 2-for-8 on the power play and 5-for-7 on the penalty kill.
– Anze Kopitar had two assists, and has three goals and four assists in four games this season.
– Simon Gagne had one assist. Gagne has one goal and two assists in four games.
– Willie Mitchell had one assist, for his first point of the season.
– Trevor Lewis and Justin Williams each recorded a team-high four shots on goal. Willie Mitchell was credited with a team-high four hits and Rob Scuderi was credited with a game-high five blocked shots.
– Jack Johnson played a game-high 30 minutes, 57 seconds. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time at 26:22.
– The Kings won 31 of 60 faceoffs (52 percent). Mike Richards won 13 of 19 draws (68 percent).