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February 28, 2013 12:01 am

February 27 postgame notes

-The Kings have won five in a row (outscoring their opponents 17-6) and seven of their last eight (outscoring their opponents 25-11). The last time Los Angeles won five straight games was last season, when they won six straight games from March 11-22.

-The Kings have held their opponents under their seasonal goal average in eight straight games.

-Jeff Carter’s goal streak reached five games (5-1=6). His career-long goal streak is six games, set from February 8 to March 3, 2010, when he was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.

-Jonathan Bernier has won a career-high four straight games, logging a 1.00 GAA and .958 Sv% over that span. In the last eight games, Los Angeles goaltenders have allowed one goal six times, two goals once and three goals once. The Kings do not have a shutout this season.

-Anze Kopitar has points and assists in four straight games (2-6=8).

-Mike Richards has assists in four straight games (0-4=4).

-Dwight King has assists in three straight games and four assists in the last five games.

-This is the second game this season Los Angeles has won despite trailing after two periods. They trailed 2-1 at home against Vancouver on January 28, 2013 and prevailed 3-2 in a shootout.

-Dustin Penner played in his 500th career game.

Thursday, February 28 is a recovery day. No practice will be held at Toyota Sports Center.

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