November 21 postgame notes
-Los Angeles fell to 52-29-14 all-time against the New Jersey franchise, including a record of 30-10-7 at home. The Kings are 0-1-1 in their last two regular season home games against the Devils, having scored only one goal.
-The Kings’ 15-6-2 record (32 points) after 23 games is tied for the fourth best start in club history.
-Excluding the shootout goal in Buffalo, Los Angeles has allowed two goals or fewer in eight straight games. They have allowed nine goals over the last eight games.
-The Kings are 6-0-2 in their last eight games. The eight-game point streak is tied for the eighth longest point streak in club history. The franchise record is an 11-game point streak, which has been accomplished twice.
-Los Angeles has killed off 23 of the last 25 power plays, dating back to November 7.
-The Kings fell to 1-3 when outshooting their opponent by at least 20 shots (10/27 v EDM / 2-1 SOW / 48-18; 11/2 v NAS / 3-4 L / 38-17; 11/12 at BUF / 2-3 SOL / 45-17; 11/21 v NJD / 1-2 OTL / 35-15).
-Anze Kopitar has 11 points (5-6=11) in the last 10 games.
-Justin Williams, who scored the 199th goal of his career, has seven points (4-3=7) in the last seven games. His goal was his 200th point as a King.
-With his NHL record 18th overtime goal, Jaromir Jagr scored the 690th goal of his career, tying Mario Lemieux for ninth place on the league’s all-time goal list.
-Dustin Brown had a game-high seven hits.
-Matt Frattin blocked a team-high four shots. New Jersey’s Adam Larsson finished with a game-high seven blocked shots.
-Linden Vey recorded 3:56 of power play time, 1:17 of penalty killing time and 7:03 of even strength time.
-Los Angeles won 34-of-59 faceoffs (58%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 18-of-29, Jarret Stoll won 5-of-9, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-3 and Linden Vey won 3-of-4.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 am on Friday, November 22.