January 9 postgame notes
-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 39-79-14 all-time against Boston, which includes a home record of 24-34-8. The Kings are 6-2 in the teams’ last eight meetings.
-The Kings are 13-3-3 in their last 19 home games.
-The Kings are 8-1-1 against the Atlantic Division and 13-2-2 against the Eastern Conference.
-Alec Martinez became the first player apart from the team’s top six forwards to score a goal since Tyler Toffoli’s second period goal in a 4-1 win over San Jose on December 19. Since that goal, the previous 16 goals had been scored by 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), Carter and Williams.
-Since recording an assist 42 seconds into Los Angeles’ 7-4 win over Phoenix on October 24, Dustin Brown has gone 73:20 without recording a point on the power play.
-The Kings are 20-4-3 when scoring first, 18-2-0 when scoring three-plus goals, and 24-2-5 when allowing two or fewer goals.
-The Kings have recorded 124 shots over the last three games.
-Since coming off injured reserve, Jonathan Quick is 2-0-1 with a 1.30 goals-against average and .940 save percentage.
-Of the 10 players who recorded points for the Kings, only Justin Williams (1-1=2) recorded multiple points.
-Since scoring in Los Angeles’ 3-2 overtime win at Vancouver on November 25, Mike Richards has gone 20 consecutive games without scoring a goal. His assist on Alec Martinez’s goal was his second point (0-2=2) over the last 13 games.
-Tyler Toffoli has been held without a point for nine consecutive games.
-Jeff Carter has 16 points (9-7=16) in the last 14 games.
-Jeff Carter’s 10 shots on goal represented the most shots he has taken as a King. His career high in shots is 12, set on March 1, 2007 at Boston while a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.
-The Kings won 35-of-63 faceoffs (56%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-18, Anze Kopitar won 3-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-1, Colin Fraser won 4-of-8, Jarret Stoll won 18-of-23 and Jeff Carter won 0-of-5. Patrice Bergeron, who leads the NHL in road faceoff percentage, won 14-of-26 faceoffs.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, January 10.