December 20, 2013 12:16 am

December 19 postgame notes

-The Kings improved to 56-54-19 all-time against the Sharks, which includes a 36-22-7 record at home.

-Los Angeles is now 8-0-1 in the last nine regular season games vs. San Jose

-The Kings are 8-1-0 in their last nine games, having outscored their opponents 30-11. They are 15-2-4 in their last 21 games.

-The Kings are now 15-2-4 in the last 21 games (.810 points pct)

-The Kings have held their opponent scoreless in the first period in 20 of their last 21 games.

-The Kings have allowed two goals or fewer in 20 of their last 21 games.

-The Kings are 12-4-2 both at home and on the road.

-The Kings’ 24-8-4 record (52 points) is the best 36-game record in club history.

-The Kings have scored three power plays in their last 46 opportunities.

-The Kings have killed off 71 of the last 77 penalties, dating back to November 7, and 64 of the last 69 penalties, dating back to November 14.

-Martin Jones has won each of his first seven starts with the club. The NHL record for consecutive wins to start an NHL career is Bob Froese, who went 8-0-0 to begin his career with Philadelphia in 1982-83.

-Jeff Carter now has eight points in the last five games (3-5=8).

-Dwight King now has six points in the last four games (3-3=6).

-Drew Doughty played in his 400th career game tonight.

-Justin Williams played in his 300th game as a King tonight.

-Alec Martinez has three goals in the last six games.

-Dustin Brown has gone 13 games without recording an assist and 25 games without recording a point on the power play.

-The home team has won 22 of the last 23 games in this series, including playoffs.

-Trevor Lewis recorded a team-high seven hits.

-Tommy Wingels recorded game-highs in shots (six) and hits (11).

-The Kings won 26-of-58 faceoffs (45%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-14, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-13, Colin Fraser won 1-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-19, and Jeff Carter won 2-of-6.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 20.

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