January 7 postgame notes
-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 22-14-13 all-time against Minnesota, including a home record of 11-7-6.
-The Kings are 12-3-3 in their last 17 home games.
-The Kings are 5-8-2 against the Central Division and 21-5-3 against all other teams.
-No Kings player outside of the team’s top six forwards has scored since Alec Martinez and Tyler Toffoli scored second period goals in a 4-1 win over San Jose on December 19. Following those goals, the last 14 goals scored by the Kings have come from Carter, King, Carter, Williams, Williams, Stoll (who was playing as a top-six forward in the home loss to Dallas), Kopitar, Carter, Carter, Kopitar, Brown, Carter, Carter and Stoll (who was playing as a top-six forward in the home shootout loss to Minnesota).
-Since recording an assist 42 seconds into Los Angeles’ 7-4 win over Phoenix on October 24, Dustin Brown has gone 68:21 without recording a point on the power play.
-Jeff Carter has 15 points (8-7=15) in the last 13 games.
-The Kings have recorded 89 shots the last two games.
-The Kings fell to 6-3 in shootouts this season and 54-44 all-time. Jonathan Quick is 4-1 in shootouts this season, having stopped 13 of 15 shots. He fell to 34-19 lifetime in shootouts.
-Justin Williams played in his 799th career game.
-Anze Kopitar and Erik Haula finished tied with a game-high four blocked shots.
-Kyle Clifford finished with a game-high seven hits in 7:53 of ice time.
-Slava Voynov logged a season-high 26:06 of ice time. It was his highest regular season total since logging 26:17 in a 5-1 win over Nashville on March 4, 2013.
-The Kings won 29-of-59 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-13, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-15, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-12.
The Kings will practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Wednesday, January 8.