March 18 postgame notes
-The Kings have now won 11 of their last 15 games (out-scoring opponents 55-35) and 13 of their last 18 games (out-scoring opponents 63-40).
-The Kings have now won 10 of their last 11 games at home. Their 11-2-1 record home record is tied for the second-best 14-game home start in club history (best is 12-1-1 in 1992-93). They have outscored opponents 49-28 at Staples Center this season.
-The Kings played in their 22nd consecutive game without heading to overtime, equaling the longest stretch of non-OT play in 10 years. The team also played 22 consecutive games without heading to overtime between January 27 and March 14, 2003.
-The Kings are 7-for-17 on the power play over the last six games (41.2 percent) and 12-for-39 over the last 12 games (30.8 percent).
-The Kings have scored four or more goals in seven of the last 13 games.
-Jonathan Quick earned his first shutout of the season (25th of his career)
-Tyler Toffoli earned his first two points in the NHL (1-1=2) in his second NHL game.
-Anze Kopitar now has points and assists in four straight games (1-4=5).
-Rob Scuderi now has points and assists in a career-high three straight games (0-3=3).
-Justin Williams now has 11 points in the last eight games (2-9=11).
-Jeff Carter now has 12 goals and 14 points in the last 15 games (12-2=14).
-Jake Muzzin’s plus-1 effort raised his team-best plus-minus to plus-13.
-Anze Kopitar took 23 faceoffs (winning 13). No other King took more than 10 faceoffs.
-Mike Richards was 0-for-5 on faceoffs.
-Phoenix hasn’t scored since Rob Klinkhammer’s third period goal against L.A. in the third period last Tuesday. The Coyotes have been shut out by St. Louis (3-0), Columbus (1-0; SO) and L.A. (4-0) in consecutive games.
-Raffi Torres finished with a game-high six hits in 15:00 of ice time.
-Boyd Gordon won 12-of-16 faceoffs for Phoenix.
The Kings have a 10:00 am optional morning skate at the Toyota Sports Center on Tuesday.