February 20, 2013 12:37 am

February 19 postgame notes

-The Kings took 11 of the first 12 shots in the second period and outshot the Oilers 15-8 overall through the middle 20 minutes. Los Angeles has outshot its opponents 179-115 overall in the second period this season.

-The Kings won 33 of 55 faceoffs for a 60% success rate. Jeff Carter (64%), Mike Richards (63%) and Anze Kopitar (63%) had L.A.’s best success rates for skaters who attempted more than one faceoff.

-The Kings and Oilers recorded a total of 63 hits, the most combined hits since Los Angeles and Anaheim combined for 64 hits on February 2. Dustin Brown had five hits to lead the Kings, while Trevor Lewis had four hits – along with two assists and a plus-3 rating – in 11:50 of ice time. Edmonton’s Ben Eager had seven hits in 11:13 to lead all skaters.

-The line of Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle was a combined minus-9.

-Slava Voynov (24:57), Drew Doughty (24:30) and Rob Scuderi (24:21) led all skaters in ice time.

-Keaton Ellerby saw his ice time fall for the third consecutive game to 13:44, his low with the Kings.

-Los Angeles is 2-1-1 against the Northwest Division this year.

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