March 17 postgame notes
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 79-96-32 all-time against the Phoenix franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 44-42-16. The Coyotes won at Staples Center for the first time in the regular season since a 1-0 win on February 16, 2012.
-The Kings fell to 21-1-0 when leading after two periods in 2013-14 and 126-2-11 when leading after two periods, dating back to April 4, 2009.
-Los Angeles is 8-for-32 on the power play over the last 10 games and 25-for-28 on the penalty kill, dating back to the third period in Colorado on February 26.
-The Kings have 232 shots on goal in the last six games (38.7 shots per game average). Their record when they outshoot their opponents by at least 10 shots is 10-8-3.
-Jonathan Quick allowed at least four goals for the fifth time this season, and second time against Phoenix. He has stopped 73-of-84 shots (.869 Sv%) against the Coyotes this season.
-Anze Kopitar has 14 points (5-9=14) in the last 12 games. He has 48 points (14-34=48) in 48 career games against Phoenix.
-Marian Gaborik has 29 points (21-8=29) in 29 career games against Phoenix.
-Alec Martinez has seven points (4-3=7) in the last seven games. In his first 40 games, Martinez had seven points (4-3=7).
-Los Angeles attempted 65 shots (39 on net, 13 blocked, 13 missed), and Phoenix attempted 43 shots (27 on net, 8 blocked, 8 missed). Keith Yandle recorded a game-high six shots on goal. Anze Kopitar led the Kings with five shots on goal.
-Justin Williams earned 13:04 of ice time, his third-lowest total of the season.
-Los Angeles won 37-of-69 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 3-of-5, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-22, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-6, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-21, and Jeff Carter won 8-of-15.
Tuesday is a recovery day for the Kings. The team’s next practice will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the Toyota Sports Center.