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January 6, 2012 1:45 pm

Who is the Kings’ first-half MVP?

Since it came up this morning, who do you think is the Kings’ first-half MVP?

Also, the Kings are halfway through their regular season, having played game 41 of 82 last night. How do things look statistically? Click below to see this season’s totals/averages and rankings in bold and, for comparison, last year’s full-season totals/averages and rankings, in italics…

Points earned/game: .573 (T-15th).598 (12th)
Goals/game: 2.07 (30th)2.55 (25th)
Goals against/game: 2.15 (4th)2.39 (T-6th)
5-on-5 goals for/against ratio: 0.83 (T-25th)1.05 (13th)
Power-play percentage: 13.8 (T-26th)16.1 (21st)
Penalty-kill percentage: 88.5 (2nd)85.5 (4th)
Shots/game: 31.1 (11th)28.8 (T-23rd)
Shots against/game: 29.2 (9th) 27.9 (3rd)
Penalty minutes/game: 11.0 (12th)11.7 (T-14th)
Hits/game: 27.3 (1st)25.9 (5th)
Blocked shots/game: 12.8 (20th) 12.6 (27th)
Faceoff percentage: 51.1 (T-9th)51.1 (10th)

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