-With the loss, the Kings fell to 81-79-31 all-time against the Red Wings, which includes a home record of 47-34-15.

-The Kings fell to 8-2-1 against the Atlantic Division and 13-3-2 against the Eastern Conference. The regulation loss snapped a 12 game point streak (10-0-2) against eastern teams.

-The Kings fell to 13-4-3 in their last 20 home games and 20-5-3 when scoring first.

-In their last four games (2-1-1), the Kings have out-shot opponents 169-93 for an average of 42-23.

– Since scoring in Los Angeles’ 3-2 overtime win at Vancouver on November 25, Mike Richards has gone 21 consecutive games without scoring a goal. He has two points (0-2=2) over the last 14 games.

-Tyler Toffoli has been held without a point for 10 consecutive games.

-Jeff Carter played in his 600th career game and 100th game with the Kings. He has 28 shots in the last four games.

-With a minus-2 rating, Alec Martinez was a minus player for the first time since November 30. He was a plus-10 over 15 consecutive non-minus games.

-Jarret Stoll has won 53-of-75 faceoffs (70.7%) over his last four games.

-Mike Richards accounted for eight shots on goal, the most he had registered in a regular season game since March 29, 2008, when he took 11 shots in a 4-3 shootout win over the New York Islanders while with Philadelphia. The eight shots represented his Los Angeles high.

-The Kings won 45-of-65 faceoffs (69%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-15, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-3, Colin Fraser won 2-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 13-of-20, and Jeff Carter won 12-of-15.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Sunday, January 12.

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Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Martinez was drafted by the LA Kings in the 2007 Draft, while playing for Miami University. He has since become a two-time Stanley Cup champion and the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.

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Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

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Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

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Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.
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Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

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Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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