Postgame notes (Oct. 25)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings had their four-game winning streak, and shutout streak, ended with a 3-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
– The Kings had not allowed a goal in 221 minutes, 22 seconds, before New Jersey’s Dainius Zubrus scored 13:12 into the second period.
– The Kings allowed three goals in the second period. They had allowed more than two goals in an entire game only once in seven previous games this season.
– The Kings have been involved in shutouts in four consecutive games. The last time that happened was the 2000-01 season, when they shut out opponents twice and were shut out twice.
– The Kings were shut out for the first time this season and have totaled three goals in their last three games.
– The Kings outshot the Devils 31-23, including 13-6 in the third period. The Kings are 1-2-0 when outshooting their opponents and 4-0-1 when being outshot.
– The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. The Kings are 11-for-11 on the penalty kill in their last four games but have had only one power-play chance in each of their last two games.
– Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals on 23 shots to fall to 0-2-0 this season. Opponents have scored seven goals with Bernier in net, as opposed to five goals in six games with Jonathan Quick in net.
– Alec Martinez recorded a game-high six shots on goal. Dustin Brown and Matt Greene each were credited with a team-high five hits. Willie Mitchell was credited with a game-high four blocked shots.
– Slava Voynov led the Kings in ice time, at 23:25, followed by Jack Johnson, at 23:11. Dustin Brown led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 21:21.
– The Kings won 25 of 46 faceoffs (54 percent). Anze Kopitar won 11 of 15 draws (73 percent), Mike Richards won 5 of 15 draws (33 percent) and Jarret Stoll won 5 of 9 draws (56 percent).