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November 3, 2013 12:22 am

November 2 postgame notes, videos

-Los Angeles fell to 29-22-6 all-time against Nashville, which includes a record of 14-13-2 at home.

-The Kings have won more faceoffs than their opponent in each of the last seven games and are 266-for-463 (57.5%) over that span. Overall, the team leads the league with a 55.8% success rate. Nashville, the league’s second best faceoff team, dropped to a 54.9% success rate.

-Since killing off 14 consecutive power plays, the Kings’ penalty kill has allowed at least one goal in each of its last six games, going 17-for-26 (65.4%) over that span. Nashville received three power plays on Saturday, ending a string of seven consecutive games in which Kings opponents received at least four.

-The Kings lost for the first time this season when a player recorded a multi-point effort.

-Anze Kopitar has 10 points (3-7=10) in the last seven games.

-Justin Williams has nine points (3-6=9) in the last seven games.

-Mike Richards has six points (3-3=6) in the last six games.

-The Kings have recorded at least 30 shots on goal in 11 of 15 games this season and have out-shot their opponents in 13 of 15 games.

-Nashville out-hit Los Angeles, 28-25. Eric Nystrom was credited with a game-high seven hits.

-The Predators finished with 22 blocked shots. Kevin Klein was credited with a game-high five blocks. The Kings blocked eight shots, led by Willie Mitchell’s four.

-Jake Muzzin took six shots on goal, had six shots blocked, and missed one shot in 21:11 of ice time. Tyler Toffoli (five shots) was the only other player from either team to record more than four shots on goal.

-The Kings won 35-of-65 faceoffs (54%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 10-of-17, Anze Kopitar won 14-of-27, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-7, Colin Fraser won 2-of-4 and Jarret Stoll won 5-of-5.

-Tyler Toffoli recorded 19:23 of ice time.

-Colin Fraser recorded 4:15 of ice time.

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