Postgame notes (Dec. 28) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings recorded a rare victory in Chicago, as they beat the Blackhawks 2-0 on Wednesday night at United Center.

— The Kings had lost seven consecutive games to the Blackhawks and had been 1-9-1 in their previous 11 games against the Blackhawks. The Kings hadn’t won in Chicago since Dec. 2007.

— The Kings improved to 3-0-1 under coach Darryl Sutter.

— Jonathan Quick made 38 saves for his NHL-leading fifth shutout of the season (and the Kings’ fifth shutout) and his 19th career shutout. Quick is 4-0-1 in his last five games.

— Shots were even, 38-38. The Kings outshot the Blackhawks 15-10 in the second period and were outshot 18-10 in the third period.

— The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill. The Kings have killed 20 consecutive penalties and 67 of their last 70 penalties, and have not allowed a power-play goal in five consecutive games.

— The Kings have allowed two or fewer goals in 20 of their 37 games this season, and have a 14-3-3 record in those games.

— The Kings improved to 8-5-4 on the road, 13-2-3 when scoring the first goal and 11-0-1 when leading after the second period.

— Trent Hunter scored a goal, his second goal and fifth point of the season. It was his first game-winning goal of the season.

— Jarret Stoll scored a goal, his fourth goal and 10th point of the season. Stoll had one goal in his previous 13 games.

— Kyle Clifford had one assist, his fourth assist and fifth point of the season. Clifford had gone eight consecutive games without recording a point.

— Justin Williams had one assist, his 17th assist and 22nd point of the season. Williams has one goal and four assists in his last six games.

— Colin Fraser had one assist, his first assist and second point of the season. Fraser had gone 19 consecutive games without recording a point.

— Drew Doughty had one assist. Doughty has recorded an assist in five consecutive games, a new career best. Doughty also has a total of seven assists in his last seven games.

— Mike Richards was stopped on a second-period penalty-shot attempt. Richards is 0-for-2 on penalty shots this season.

— Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty and Mike Richards each recorded a team-high six shots on goal. Brown and Clifford each were credited with a game-high five hits. Matt Greene and Slava Voynov each were credited with a game-high four blocked shots.

— Willie Mitchell led the Kings in ice time, at 23 minutes, 10 seconds, followed by Anze Kopitar, at 22:13.

— The Kings won 26 of 61 faceoffs (43 percent). Anze Kopitar won 10 of 19 draws (53 percent). Mike Richards won 6 of 14 draws (43 percent). Colin Fraser won 6 of 12 draws (50 percent). Jarret Stoll won 4 of 12 draws (33 percent).