December 31, 2013 10:53 pm

December 31 postgame notes

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 83-99-40 all-time against the Stars, which includes a record of 33-60-18 on the road.

-The loss marked only the third time in the last 16 visits to the American Airlines Center in which Los Angeles failed to earn a point.

-The Kings are 5-7-1 against the Central Division and 20-5-3 against all other teams.

-The Kings have lost four consecutive games in regulation for the first time since losing five straight in regulation from December 3-13, 2011.

-The last game in which Los Angeles earned more power plays than their opponent was on December 7, a 3-0 win over the New York Islanders.

-With seven goals and 13 points at the season’s midway point, Dustin Brown is on pace for his fewest points since recording five points (1-4=5) in his 19-year-old rookie season of 2003-04. Brown’s 6.4% shooting percentage is his lowest since he scored once on 40 shots in 2003-04.

-In 20 career games against Dallas, Mike Richards has 20 points (4-16=20) and a plus-5 rating.

-In 46 career games against Dallas, Anze Kopitar has 44 points (13-31=44) and a minus-5 rating.

-Jeff Carter has 11 points (5-6=11) in his last 10 games.

-Drew Doughty logged 21:36 of ice time, his lowest total since he logged 10:48 in a 5-1 win over Nashville on March 4, 2013.

-Of the Kings’ 63 attempts at the net, 25 were on goal, 17 were blocked, and 21 missed the net.

-Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin combined for 12 points (4-8=12) in the three-game season series.

Erik Cole took a game-high six shots on goal. Justin Williams led the Kings with five shots on goal.

-The Kings won 26-of-59 faceoffs (44%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-15, Anze Kopitar won 6-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-5, Jarret Stoll won 5-of-18, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-9. Rich Peverley won 12-of-14 faceoffs for the Stars.

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