April 24 postgame notes
-Los Angeles finished with a 1-2-0 record against Detroit (1-0-0 home, 0-2-0 away). Since 1997-98 (2-1-1 / W-L-T), the Kings have won the season series against the Red Wings once: 2010-11 (3-1-0).
-The Kings are 4-15-3 with one tie in regular season play at Joe Louis Arena since 2000-01.
-Dustin Brown’s consecutive games played streak ended at 314. Rob Scuderi is the team’s current leader in consecutive games played with 263, dating back to 12/7/09. The team record is 330, set by Anze Kopitar from 3/21/07 to 3/26/11.
-The Kings’ penalty killing streak reached 20 consecutive successful kills before Johan Franzen’s power play goal at 13:34 of the third period. Los Angeles is 52-for-58 on the penalty kill the last 20 games (89.7%)
-The Kings are 20-3-2 when scoring first.
-Anze Kopitar’s goal drought reached 15 games. He has 11 assists over that span. His last goal was a second period goal on Corey Crawford in a 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25.
-Jonathan Quick lost in regulation for the first time in six starts. With a 33-for-36 performance, he has stopped 155 of the last 167 shots faced (.928 Sv%).
-The Kings won 21 of 54 faceoffs (39%).
-Robyn Regehr blocked six shots. No other player on either team blocked more than two.
-Kyle Clifford finished with a game-high five hits in 14:11 of ice time.
-Pavel Datsyuk recorded a game-high seven shots. Only Gustav Nyquist finished with as many as five shots.
-With a plus-one performance, Jake Muzzin has retaken the lead in +/- with a plus-15 rating.
Thursday, April 25 is a scheduled off-day for the team. The Kings will return to Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 am on Friday, April 26 for practice.