February 3 postgame notes
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 77-84-22 all-time against Chicago, a mark that includes a home record of 40-39-11. The Kings are 1-5-0 in the last six regular season meetings with the Blackhawks and including playoffs are 2-9-0 in the last 10 meetings overall.
-The Kings fell to 17-15-3 against the Western Conference and 6-9-2 against the Central Division.
-The Kings are 5-14-2 in their last 21 games. They have held only one third period lead in the last nine games.
-In the last seven games Anze Kopitar has scored on four of 24 shots. His three-point performance was his third three-point game and 10th multi-point game of the season.
-The Kings fell to 19-4-0 when scoring three or more goals in a game.
-In his last 26 games, Mike Richards has one goal, eight points and a minus-11 rating.
-In his last 11 games, Dustin Brown has no points and a minus-8 rating.
-In his last 13 games, Justin Williams has one assist and a minus-5 rating.
-Jeff Carter posted his second two-assist game and seventh multi-point game of the season.
-Chicago’s streak of 25 consecutive successful penalty kills was snapped by Drew Doughty’s first period power play goal.
-Patrick Kane scored his NHL-leading 18th and 19th road goals. He finished with a game-high six shots on goal and did not have any attempts blocked.
-With two assists, Patrick Sharp now has 34 points (19-15=34) in 29 career games against Los Angeles.
-The Kings won 41-of-63 faceoffs (65%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 6-of-6, Colin Fraser won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 10-of-17 and Jeff Carter won 6-of-9.
Tuesday, February 4 is a scheduled recovery day for the Kings. The team’s next practice will be at Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5.