January 23 postgame notes
-With the loss, the Kings fell to 53-41-20 all-time against the Ducks, a record that includes a mark of 21-26-11 all-time in Anaheim. Los Angeles fell in regulation for only the second time in nine meetings since Darryl Sutter coached his first game on December 22, 2011.
-The Kings fell to 10-4-1 against the Pacific Division.
-Jeff Carter’s four-game goal streak and five-game point streak was snapped.,
-Anze Kopitar’s first goal since December 31 ended a 10-game scoreless streak. In 42 career games against Anaheim, he has 44 points (16-28=44).
-Trevor Lewis has assists in back-to-back games and four points (2-2=4) in the last five.
The Kings have scored 2 goals or less in 12 of their last 16 games.
— Robert P. (@RobertJFTC) January 24, 2014
-Anaheim improved to 21-1-2 at home, 6-6-1 when the opponent scores first, 14-1-2 against the Pacific Division, 20-2-5 in one-goal games, and have now outscored opponents 73-42 in second periods this season.
-The Kings attempted 61 shots (31 on goal, 12 blocked, 18 missed), while the Ducks attempted 38 shots (21 on goal, 7 blocked, 10 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with five shots on goal and 10 attempted shots.
-Anaheim was credited with 48 hits to Los Angeles’ 24. Mark Fistric finished with a game-high eight hits, while Matt Beleskey and Ben Lovejoy were credited with six.
-The Kings won 38-of-65 faceoffs (58%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-6, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-24, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Colin Fraser won 0-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-18 and Jeff Carter won 4-of-10.
The Kings will practice at Dodger Stadium at 4:00 p.m. Friday. The practice is not open to the public.