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October 11, 2013 10:01 pm

October 11 postgame notes, highlights

-Los Angeles improved to 32-26-10 all-time against the Carolina franchise, which includes a record of 13-15-7 in Raleigh/Hartford. L.A.’s previous road win in the series was a 5-2 win on November 11, 2009, when Randy Jones earned first star honors with a goal and an assist in his first game with the Kings, and Erik Ersberg stopped 22 of 24 shots.

-Seven of the last eight meetings between the Kings and Hurricanes have been decided by one goal.

-Jonathan Quick has stopped all five shots he has faced in the shootout this season. Jeff Carter is a perfect 2-for-2 in the shootout.

-Since the start of 2012-13, the Kings are 14-5-5 in one-goal games during the regular season.

-Though he scored a shorthanded goal in Game 5 against Chicago last spring, Dwight King’s shorthanded goal was the first regular season shorthanded goal of his career.

-In five games, the Kings have scored three goals in five-on-five situations.

-By outshooting Carolina 38-28, Los Angeles outshot their opponent for the fourth time in five games this season. The last time the Kings recorded as many as 38 shots on goal in a regular season game was on April 16, 2013, when they outshot the Sharks 43-35 in a 4-3 shootout loss in San Jose.

-The Kings won 48-of-70 faceoffs (69%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 12-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 14-of-20, Trevor Lewis won 8-of-12, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-13, and Jeff Carter won 8-of-11.

-Los Angeles out-hit Carolina 36-18. Matt Frattin finished with a game-high six hits.

-Anze Kopitar logged 24:01 of ice time to lead all forwards. Only Drew Doughty (26:41), Ron Hainsey (25:37) and Andrej Sekera (24:34) saw more time on ice.

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