December 7 postgame notes
-The Kings are 44-21-13 all-time against the Islanders, which includes a home record of 25-17-7. Los Angeles is 8-1-1 in the teams’ last 10 meetings and have won the last four meetings at STAPLES Center, dating back to October 10, 2006.
-Los Angeles’ 19-7-4 record (42 points) after 30 games is tied for the second best record in club history. The 1980-81 club was 21-7-2 (44 pts) after 30 games, while the 1974-75 club was 16-4-10 (42 points).
-The Kings have points in 14 of their last 15 games, going 10-1-4.
-Excluding shootout goals, the Kings have allowed two goals or less in 15 straight games, a team record. They have out-scored opponents 35-20 over that span.
-Los Angeles has killed off 53 of the last 57 penalties, dating back to November 7, and 46 of the last 49 penalties, dating back to November 14.
-The Kings are 0-for-30 on the power play over the last eight games and 0-for-33 overall. The team’s last power play goal was scored by Matt Frattin in the first period of a 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on November 19.
-Dustin Brown has scored goals in consecutive games (2-0=2). With 399 career points (187-212=399), he is one point shy of 400 in his NHL career.
-Jarret Stoll has points in three straight games (1-2=3).
-The Kings are 107-38-13 all-time when Anze Kopitar scores a goal.
-Drew Doughty (54-145=199) is one point shy of 200 points in his NHL career.
-Mike Richards (36-63=99) is one points shy of 100 points as a King.
-John Tavares was held without a point in consecutive games for the first time this season.
-The Kings won 26-of-46 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 2-of-4, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-19, Colin Fraser won 0-of-2, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-9, Linden Vey won 5-of-8, and Jeff Carter won 0-of-4.
-Matt Martin finished with a game-high nine hits. Drew Doughty led the Kings with six hits.
-Matt Frattin logged a career-low 7:06 of ice time. In his three games since returning from injury, he has averaged 8:23 of ice time.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday , December 8 at Toyota Sports Center.