January 28 postgame notes
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 79-95-32 all-time against the Phoenix franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 35-54-16. The Kings are 1-4-2 in the last regular season meetings at Jobing.com Arena.
-The Kings fell to 4-5-0 on the second night of back-to-back sets, having lost four straight.
-Los Angeles fell to 11-6-1 against the Pacific Division.
-The Kings have scored one goal in the last 236:47. They have scored more than two goals four times in the last 19 games. In the last 10 games, they have scored 15 goals.
-The Kings are in a 3-for-38 stretch on the power play and a 39-for-44 stretch on the penalty kill. Los Angeles has been unable to score a goal in 18 consecutive power plays since Jeff Carter’s third period goal in Boston on January 20.
-Shane Doan recorded his 500th career assist on Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s second period goal.
-Jordan Nolan finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal. He was one of five Kings who recorded a shot to not have a shot blocked or miss the net (Muzzin – 3 shots on goal, Williams – 1, Voynov – 2, Mitchell – 1).
-The Kings blocked 16 shots. Drew Doughty and Matt Greene blocked a team-high three shots, while Zbynek Michalek blocked a game-high four shots for the Coyotes.
-The Kings won 25-of-46 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-13, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-9, Colin Fraser won 1-of-5, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-11, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-7.
Instead of practicing, the Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center for off-ice workouts at 10:30 am.