March 21 postgame notes
-The Kings have played in 24 consecutive games without heading to overtime.
-Dallas has won four consecutive games at Staples Center dating back to December 10, 2011. Including one shootout game-winner, they’ve outscored the Kings 14-7 over that span.
-The Kings are 12-3-1 at home this season, which is tied for the third-best record after 16 home games in club history. The 1992-93 and 2010-11 squads were 13-2-1 in their first 16 games.
-The Kings are 12-5-0 in their last 17 games and 14-6-0 in their last 20 games
-The last time the Kings were shut out in the regular season at home was Feb. 28, 2012, when Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 28 shots in a 1-0 Calgary win. Mike Smith also stopped 36 shots in a 2-0 Phoenix shutout at Staples Center in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on May 20, 2012.
-The Kings won 37 of 61 faceoffs (61%) and have now won 78 of 121 total faceoffs against Dallas this season (64.5%).
-Dustin Brown recorded nine hits in the loss.
-Anze Kopitar’s assists and point streak ended after five games.
-Justin Williams’ point streak ended after four games.
-Drew Doughty recorded a game-high five shots.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 am at Toyota Sports Center on Friday.