January 25 postgame notes
-With the loss, the Kings fell to 53-42-20 all-time against the Ducks, a record that includes a 32-16-9 record at home.
-The Kings fell to 10-5-1 against the Pacific Division (1-2-0 vs ANA, 2-0-1 vs SJ, 4-0-0 vs VAN, 1-1-0 vs PHX, 2-0-0 vs EDM, 0-2-0 vs CGY).
-Anaheim’s victory improved the record of visiting clubs in regular-season outdoor NHL games to 7-1-1. The only winning home club is the Boston Bruins, who defeated Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime in the 2010 Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston.
-Anze Kopitar’s penalty shot was the second in an outdoor NHL regular-season game. New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made a save on Philadelphia Flyers forward Daniel Briere in the third period of the 2012 Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park.
-Jonas Hiller’s shutout was the second in an NHL outdoor game. Calgary’s Miikka Kiprusoff turned aside all 39 Montreal shots in a 4-0 win in the 2011 Heritage Classic at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.
-The Kings were shut out for the fourth time this season. They have scored more than two goals four times in the last 17 games.
-In the last 14 games, the Kings have scored eight goals.
-Mike Richards played his 150th consecutive game.
-Though the Kings have limited their opponents to only 29 first period goals this season, they have allowed two first period goals in three of the last four games.
-The Kings are in a 3-for-31 stretch on the power play and a 31-for-35 stretch on the penalty kill.
-The Ducks were credited with 17 blocked shots, with Matt Beleskey and Bryan Allen each finishing with a game-high four. The Kings were credited with two blocked shots, one by Alec Martinez and one by Willie Mitchell.
-Kyle Clifford, who logged 8:07 of ice time, was credited with a game-high six hits. Los Angeles was awarded 38 hits, Anaheim 33.
-The Kings won 37-of-68 faceoffs (54%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-19, Colin Fraser won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 14-of-25 and Jeff Carter won 5-of-9.
UPDATE: The Kings’ practice at TSC has been pushed back to 1:00 p.m.