November 27 postgame notes
-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 55-54-19 in the all-time series against San Jose, which includes a road record of 20-32-12. The Kings have lost the last seven regular season games at the SAP Center since winning a 4-0 game on December 27, 2010.
-By earning a point in the shootout loss, the Kings have now recorded points in 11 consecutive games, tying a club record. The Kings also earned points in 11 consecutive games in 1973-74 (9-0-2) and 2010-11 (8-0-3).
-The Kings fell to 4-2 in shootouts this season. When the game extends past 60 minutes, the Kings have a record of 7-4.
-Excluding shootout goals in Buffalo and San Jose, Los Angeles has allowed two goals or less in 11 straight games. They have allowed 14 goals over the last 11 games.
-The Kings have killed off 36 of the last 39 power plays dating back to November 7, and 29 of the last 31 power plays, dating back to November 14.
-Ben Scrivens has allowed nine goals in the last 465:52 (1.16 GAA), having stopped 215 of 224 shots (.969 Sv%) over that period. He earned an assist on Drew Doughty’s goal.
-The Kings are 0-for-15 on the power play over the last four games.
-The Kings recorded at least 40 shots for the fourth time this season (48 SOG vs EDM 10/27/13; 2-1 SOW / 42 SOG @ PHX 10/29/13; 1-3 L / 45 SOG @ BUF 11/12/13; 2-3 SOL). They allowed 40 shots for the first time this season, breaking the previous season high of 39 shots against, which was set in Monday’s overtime win at Vancouver.
-The last regular season game in which the Kings and their opponents combined for at least 40 shots was January 26, 2007, when Los Angeles (43 shots) and Vancouver (39 shots) combined for 82 shots in a 3-2 overtime Kings win at Rogers Arena. Sean Burke was L.A.’s goalie of record. The Kings (51 shots) and Coyotes (41 shots) combined for 92 shots in Los Angeles’ 4-3 overtime win in Game 5 of the 2012 Western Conference Final.
-Patrick Marleau recorded a game-high seven shots. Anze Kopitar recorded a team-high six shots for L.A.
-Dwight King and Jake Muzzin each recorded a team-high three blocked shots. Brad Stuart blocked five shots to lead all skaters,.
-The Kings won 26-of-59 faceoffs (44%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-14, Jarret Stoll won 8-of-14, Linden Vey won 0-of-5, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-13.
-San Jose’s best faceoff performers were Joe Pavelski (8-of-10) and Joe Thornton (13-of-18).
Thursday, November 28 is a recovery day. The team will practice next at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 29 at Toyota Sports Center.