Postgame notes (Jan. 15)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings’ run of offensive success ended, as they lost to the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 in overtime on Sunday night at Rexall Place.
– The Kings had won six consecutive games in Edmonton, dating to the 2008-09 season.
– The Kings had scored a total of 13 goals in their previous three games, their highest three-goal total of the season. The Kings have now scored two or fewer goals in 33 of their 46 games. The Kings now have a 10-15-8 record when they score two or fewer goals, and an 18-4-6 record when they allow two or fewer goals.
– The Kings now have a 3-4 record in games decided in the five-minute overtime period.
– The Oilers outshot the Kings 33-21, including 12-6 in the first period.
– The Kings went 0-for-3 on the power play and 1-for-3 on the penalty kill. The Kings had scored five power-play goals in their previous 12 chances. The Kings have failed to score a power-play goal in 24 of their 46 games this season. [NOTE: After the game, the Oilers' first goal was changed to a power-play goal.]
– The Kings are now 9-5-6 on the road, 12-7-9 in one-goal games, 7-13-5 when allowing the first goal, 2-8-3 when trailing after the first period and 1-14-3 when trailing after the second period.
– The Kings are now 7-1-5 under coach Darryl Sutter.
– Jonathan Quick stopped 31 of 33 shots. Quick has a 7-1-4 record in his last 12 games, with 18 goals allowed.
– Justin Williams scored the Kings’ goal, his eighth goal and 30th point of the season. Williams has two goals and four assists in his last four games.
– Slava Voynov had one assist, his seventh assist and 11th point of the season. Voynov turned 21 on Sunday.
– Anze Kopitar had one assist, his team-high 28th assist and 42nd point of the season. Kopitar recorded his 400th NHL point, in his 439th game (152 goals, 248 assists). Kopitar has three goals and three assists in his last four games,
– Trevor Lewis, Mike Richards and Justin Williams each recorded a team-high three shots on goal. Matt Greene and Jarret Stoll each were credited with a team-high four hits. Rob Scuderi was credited with a team-high three blocked shots.
– Drew Doughty led the Kings in ice time, at 24 minutes, 12 seconds, followed by Willie Mitchell, at 22:29. Dustin Brown led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 20:12, followed by Anze Kopitar, at 19:54.
– The Kings won 26 of 47 faceoffs (55 percent). Jarret Stoll won 13 of 18 draws (72 percent). Anze Kopitar won 8 of 15 draws (53 percent). Mike Richards won 4 of 7 draws (57 percent).