April 6 postgame notes
-The Kings are 5-1-1 in their last seven games (out-scoring opponents 23-15) and 19-8-1 in their last 28 games (out-scoring opponents 81-55), not counting shootout goals.
-The Kings’ 22-13-3 record (47 points) is tied for the fourth-best 38-game record in club history (2009-10 and 2005-06 clubs also had 47 pts). The Kings have out-scored their opponents 59-34 at home this season.
-The Kings 14-4-1 record at home is tied for the best 19-game home record in club history The 1972-73, 1979-80 and 1988-89 clubs also had 29 pts.
-The Kings have scored at least three goals in six of seven games since being shut out in back to back games by Dallas and Vancouver on March 21 and 23. They are 19-2-1 when scoring three-plus goals in a game.
-The Kings are 12-1-6 in their last 19 games vs. Edmonton, dating back to Nov. 26, 2008.
-Jeff Carter now has goals in four of the last five games. Carter has six points in the last six games (4-2=6).
-Carter has seven game-winning goals this season, the most in the NHL.
-Slava Voynov’s 16-game goal drought ended. Prior to today, his last goal came in the 6-4 win over St. Louis on March 5.
-Though his five-game goal streak ended, Justin Williams still has a six-game point streak (6-1=7).
-Jonathan Quick has a 4-3-1 record, a 1.99 GAA and a .916 Sv% in his last eight games.
-Dustin Brown was credited with a game-high five shots on goal.
-Kyle Clifford and Ladislav Smid finished tied with a game-high six hits.
-Ryan Whitney was credited with a game-high five blocked shots.
-Shawn Horcoff finished 4-for-17 and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins finished 5-for-18 at the faceoff circle. All other Oilers (Taylor Hall, Jerred Smithson, Sam Gagner) finished above 50%. Edmonton ranks 30th in the league in faceoff percentage.
The Kings will hold a 10:30 am morning skate at the Honda Center on Sunday, which is not open to the public.