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December 21, 2013 5:59 pm

December 21 postgame notes

-The Kings improved to 59-47-12 all-time against the Colorado franchise, which includes a home record of 35-18-8 at home.

-Each of the last three Los Angeles-Colorado games has extended past 60 minutes. The Kings have won twice in a shootout, while the Avalanche won in overtime.

-The Kings are 9-1-0 in their last 10 games and have outscored their opponents 32-13, not counting shootout goals. They are 16-2-4 in the last 22 games

-Excluding shootout goals, the Kings have allowed two goals or fewer in 21 of the last 22 games.

-The Kings haven’t allowed a first period goal in 21 of the last 22 games.

-The Kings’ 25-8-4 record (54 points) is the best 37-game mark in club history.

-Martin Jones is 8-0-0, tying the NHL record for consecutive winning games to start a career. Bob Froese also won his first eight games with Philadelphia in 1982-83. Ray Emery won his first nine decisions with Ottawa between 2002-03 and 2005-06 to set the NHL record for consecutive winning decisions to start an NHL career.

-Martin Jones has stopped all 12 shootout attempts.

-The Kings allowed two power play goals in a game for the first time since their loss to Nashville on November 2.

-The Kings have scored three power plays in their last 48 opportunities.

-Jeff Carter has nine points in the last six games (4-5=9).

-Jordan Nolan played in his 100th career game.

-Anze Kopitar is now 5-for-7 in shootouts.

-Dustin Brown ended a 13-game assist drought by earning an assist on Justin Williams’ second period goal. He has gone 26 games without recording a point on the power play.

-Dustin Brown recorded a game-high eight hits.

-Justin Williams recorded a game-high six shots.

-Robyn Regehr logged 23:30 of ice time, a season high. He has logged at least 20 minutes of ice time in six straight games.

-Jake Muzzin recorded 24:01 of ice time, the fourth highest single-game total of his career.

-With two assists, Matt Duchene has 12 points (4-8=12) in his last six games. He has multi-point efforts in four straight games, a career high.

-The Kings won 39-of-64 faceoffs (61%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-11, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-17, Colin Fraser won 6-of-9, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-18, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-9.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 22.

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